Ishu Han

1987 Born in Shanghai, China

2010 B.F.A. Inter Media Art, Tokyo University of Arts, Tokyo, Japan

2012 M.F.A. Inter Media Art, Tokyo University of Arts, Tokyo, Japan

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan


Selected Solo Show

2020 Your Kindness, ART LEAP 2019, Kobe Art Village Center, Hyogo

2019 still there, Anomaly, Tokyo

2017 Our Condition, URANO, Tokyo

The Drifting Thinker, MoCA Pavilion, Shanghai

Ishu Han, ART BASEL HONG KONG 2017, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

2016 Under the two clouds, Hiroshima Art Center, Hiroshima

As far as I know, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo

2015 Existential Structure, Koganecho Site-A gallery, Yokohama

Memory of each other, international studio & curatorial program, New York

2014 Life Scan, TOKYO FRONTLINE, TOLOT/heuristic SHINONOME, Tokyo

2013 Study Country, VCA Student Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Coloring, Gallery sibayo, Kyoto

Peony in a landscape, Tokyo, Grisette, Tokyo

2012 Form of sea, Kyoto Art Center North gallery, Kyoto

2011 Alien, Shin Minatomura: Bankart Life III, Under35 gallery, Yokohama

2009 For example rabbit and shampoo, Nagune, Tokyo

2005 INTERVAL, Space Laboratory, Aomori

1300000000's stars, Hirosaki, Aomori

Lonely Island, Hirosaki Municipal Momoishimachi Museum, Aomori

2004 HUMANITY, Space Laboratory, Aomori


Selected Group Exhibitions

2021  Countermeasures Against Awkward Discourses : From the Perspective of Third Wave Feminism, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Home Sweet Home, KORA, Castrignano De' greci, Italy

RESISTERE RINASCERE, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

MOT Annual 2021 A sea, a living room and a skul, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo

Apple Cycle/Cosmic SeedHirosaki Museum of Contemporary Art, Aomori


2020 Thank You Memory: From Cidre to Contemporary ArtHirosaki Museum of Contemporary Art, Aomori

2019 Publicness of the Art Center-Phase 1, 2, Contemporary Art Gallery, Mito, Ibaraki

2018  Water and Land Niigata Art Festival, Tenjuen Garden, NSG Art Museum, Niigata


2017  

Artist in Residence 2017 / Autumn “Here and Beyond”. Aomori Contemporary Art Centre

(ACAC), Aomori

ESCAPE from the SEA, National Visual Arts Gallery (NVAG), Malaysia

BEHIND THE TERRAIN, Studio Kalahan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia / Nhà Sàn Collective, Vietnam

Unclear nuclear, URANO, Tokyo, Japan


2016  

Local Prospects 2, The Jewish Museum, New York, USA

In the Wake‒Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11, Japan Society, New York

Sights and Sounds : Highlights, The Jewish Museum, New York, USA


2015

Tsushima Art Fantasia 2015, Former branch of Tsushima city Kuta Naiin Elementary school and Junior High school, Nagasaki, Japan

Balance Sheets, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

In the Wake‒Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11, Museum of Fine Art, Boston,

Massachusetts, USA

Whose game is it?, Royal College of Art Gallery, London, UK

identityXI POST CONFLICT, nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan

 

2014 

Dreams of East Asia, BankART, Kanagawa, Japan

Art Basel HK Film Sector, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

Asia Anarchy Alliance, Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei

Ego, punto, Kyoto, Japan

 

2013 Local Futures, He Xiang Ning Art Museum, China

 

2012

16th Japan Media Arts Festival, The Natinal Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

Guimaraes noc noc 2012, Torre dos Almadas, Guimaraes, Portugal

End of war in the decade of the 2010s, eitoeiko, Tokyo, Japan


2010 

YAKINIKU Artist action in Edagawa, Tokyo, Japan

Local to Local, Openspace Bae, Busan, Korea

 

2009 No man’s Land, The French Embassy in Japan, Tokyo, Japan

2008 kitatouhoku art net work, KANDADA, Tokyo, Japan

2006 thinking about dog’s death #5, art & river bank, Tokyo, Japan


Residency

2017 Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), Aomori

2016 Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio, Hokkaido

2015-2021 Tsushima Art Fantasia, Nagasaki

2015

international studio & curatorial program, New York

Residency Unlimited, New York

2013 Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), Melbourne, Australia (Exchange Residency Program TWS and Asialink, Australia)

2012 Tokyo Wonder Site (Local Creator Residence Program, Japan) Tokyo, Japan

 

Awards

2020 Nissan Art Award 2020: Grand Prix

2014 Asian Cultural Council: ACC Grantee

2013 Exhibition Local Futures, He Xian Ning Art Museum, China: New Talent Award

2012 Art award tokyo marunouchi 2012: Runner-up Prize

 

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