HIROSE Nana & NAGATANI Kazuma

HIROSE Nana & NAGATANI Kazuma

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Born in Osaka in 1980 (Hirose), 1982 (Nagatani). Live and work in Germany. Graduated with a BFA from Kyoto Seika University in 2005 and an MFA from University of the Arts Bremen in 2014., (Hirose). Graduated with a BFA from Kyoto Seika University in 2004 (Nagatani).
Recent exhibitions: "Out of the Ordinary," Ulm Art Foundation, Germany, 2019, “Why don’t cats wear shoes?,” Künstlerhaus Göttingen, Germany, 2019, “Why don’t cats wear shoes?,” Cuxhavener Kunstverein, Germany, 2019, “Another Place” with Anna Bart, Japan Foundation Cologne, Germany, 2018, "Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale," Niigata, 2018, “Still Life,” Johann-Friedrich-Danneil-Museum, Salzwedel, 2017, "Of The Universe," Weserburg Museum, Bremen,Germany, 2014, etc.
Awards and grants: Audience Award at Bergisch Art Award, Solingen Museum, Germany, 2017, Overseas researchGrant of Pola Art Foundation Germany, 2015, Audience Award at the Erster Voelkling Art Award, HBKsaar, 2013, 1st Prize of University Award, University of Fine Arts Bremen, 2012. Since 2018, they have participated in a two-yearresidence program in Ulm, Germany, with grants from the LBBW Foundation, Pola Art Promotion Foundation, Nomura Foundation and others.

About works / performance

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Home as a Birdhouse, 2014, Spruce, pine, fir, 67 cm × 67 cm × 140 cm

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Today is a good day, 2016, dimensions variable Pretzels

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Still Life, ongoing series since 2013, dimensions variable porcelain

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Greenhouse, 2014, Spruce, PVC film, cans, planter, various plants from Japan, plastic cups, PET bottles, potting soil, etc, 270 cm × 135 cm × 240 cm

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365 Apartments, 2017, ongoing series since 2011, product packaging, tickets, receipts, postcards, memos, etc, dimensions variable

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365 Apartments, 2017, ongoing series since 2011, product packaging, tickets, receipts, postcards, memos, etc, dimensions variable

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