cv of residence | chikara matsumoto

CHIKARA MATSUMOTO

images and activities

3, 1 and 2

When we were in somewhere with someone more than 3 people, when I were on my way home alone, and when you were with your one and only friend or lover or family together, how can we exist by each our self? 3 is the number as a metaphor for society, 1 is me and 2 is with you. Because I draw a picture, I communicated my imagination that show my drawing to you as active as ever by now. But was I there on my own? I have mixed feelings in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake. The relationship of each other from various human attributes apperaed in both the familiar story in our life and the nuclear accident, when the people can't blame them ourself each other. Have I remained calm in the face of the problem as one of them. So, I must believe that I haven't lost you and what I was thinking that it had gotten gone out while I didn't know is unchanged in the future as well as by now. We had kept to ourself that had a lot of indirect invisible relationships to how many other someone. I won't let I know all of me. Won't I feel myself, only you see me in your eyes, in just moment. Even if we don't have ego in ourself, is someone different from someone? When I made my work, I think about this question all the times and forgot it sometime. So what we take us to our past, it is imagined that we take back from our future at the same time. We'll dive in our own dream, we might have the future of someone. My dear friend said to me, "So many someone, so many times." Each times are flowing. I never forget it. In each time in the land, we cross the time to watch each other, we have imagination like a tapestry was knitting time. It is the way of getting away from the power of the image of long-cherished dreams of our childhood by using the power of our dream.

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2016
"Daisen Animation Project 2016," the artist in residence at Nomad-Ma, Daisen Town, Tottori (with VOQ)
"The Five Senses Class, Lesson 08: Odoru Ningyou / Drawings of Time, TORITORI SORASORA / MAHORAMA MAHOROVA," the artist in residence at Co-Tomeya, Tohfu Bilding 3F, The Bar, Tottori
"Shimizusawa Project: Odoru Ningyou in Yubari," the artist in residence at SHIMIZUSAWA Community GATE, Yubari, Hokkaido
"Tenjin-yama Summer Open Studio for Kids / Tenjin-yama Art Camp 2016: The Training of Animation in the Mountain, Odoru Ningyou / Drawings of Time," the artist in residence at Sapporo Tenjin-yama Art Studio, Minami-hiragishi, Hokkaido
"Exposition collective entre le Japon et la France, TRANSITION," the artist in residence at Château de Chémery, Galerie FLUIDE, rue de Château, Chémery, France
"New Yokujo Project vol.1-2," the artist in residence at Yubari, Hokkaido (with Daisuke Nagaoka)

2015
"New Yokujo Project vol.0," the artist in residence at Yubari, Hokkaido
"The Void River Project: beaming, dreaming, gleaming," the artist in residence at ge-Shuku, Kanazawa
"DA+C Festival: Warung Wayang," the artist in residence at Penang, Penang State Museum, George Town, Penang, Malaysia (with VOQ)
"Art Ichihara 2015 Spring: Nansou Satomi Hakken Den / Meiro," the artist in residence at IAAES (Old Satomi Elementary School),Ichihara, Chiba

2014
"Yume no Hanashi (El sueño nos habla)," the artist in residence at Mexico, Inverted Crater, Vértigo Galeria, Roma, Mexico (with VOQ)
"Search Project Vol.3: Apartment OneOneOne (111)," the artist in residence at graf, Art Area B1, Naniwa-bashi St., Nakanoshima, Osaka
"Toy Shop Yubari Project vol.3: This is not Zero Fighter," the artist in residence at Yubari, Hokkaido

2013
"Return to Nichebo: Matsumoto Chikara Exhibition," the artist in residence at Compass, Kotokotodo, Wakasa, Naha, Okinawa
"Toy Shop Yubari Project vol.1-2: This is not Zero Fighter," the artist in residence at Yubari, Hokkaido
"Artst In Yubari Program vol.3," the artist in residence at Yubari, Hokkaido (with Ichiro Endo, Daisuke Nagaoka, mamoru)
"Artst In Yubari Program vol.2," the artist in residence at Yubari, Hokkaido (with Ichiro Endo, Daisuke Nagaoka, Takashi Kuribayashi)

2012
"Koganecho Bazar 2012," the artist in residence at Kogane-cho, Hatsune-cho, Yokohama
"Artst In Yubari Program vol.1," the artist in residence at Yubari, Hokkaido (with Ichiro Endo, Daisuke Nagaoka, Takashi Kuribayashi, mamoru)

2009
"ART IN THE OFFICE 2009," the artist in residence at MONEX.Inc., Tokyo

2008
"KITA!! Japanese Artists Meet Indonesia, " the artist in residence at Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia

2006
"tenants," the artist in residence at graf media gm, Nakanosima, Osaka

2004
"How far to utopia, " the artist in residence at Rockwell, London, UK
"TOKYO STYLE in STOCKHOLM," the artist in residence at Lydmar Hotel and Old Konstfack, Stockholm

2003
"Improvement of childrenユs QOL in hospital: Art Is Medicine, Welcome My Room! Switch / The curtain, Open the Window!," the artist in residence at Osaka City University Hospital: Pediatrics, Abeno, Osaka