Parallax Gesture (Blue, Red), 2016
framed Lambda print, blue mattress, red sedimentary rock of Chichibu
115 × 190 × 95 cm

Lag 4, 2014
framed pigment print, wood, metal
72 × 120 × 16 cm

The Specter of Surrealism, An Exhibition Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Centre Pompidou
installation view at Atelier des Forges, Arles, France

Bananas and Postcards (detail), 2014
postcard, spinning rack
155 × 45 × 45 cm

Bananas and Postcards, 2014
postcard, spinning rack
155 × 45 × 45 cm

Onions and Postcards (detail), 2015
postcard, spinning rack, pedestal
132 × 38.5 × 38.5 cm

Left: Onions and Postcards, 2015
postcard, spinning rack, pedestal
132 × 38.5 × 38.5 cm

Right: Parallax Gesture (Red, Green), 2015
framed Lambda print, red mattress, green stone
112 × 197 × 89 cm

12 hours, 2005
resin, fly
10 × 7 × 5 cm

12 hours, 2005
installation view at Troedsson Villa, Tochigi

Arc, 2014
C-print, painted frame
35.3 × 25.3 × 3 cm

Capturing a encounter between a
door and snow on a winter morning.

Lag 1, 2014
framed pigment print, wood, metal
103 × 99.6 × 19.2 cm

Lag 3, 2014
framed pigment print, wood, metal
103 × 99.6 × 19.2 cm

Southward (06:38:53), 2013
wall drawing with pen
dimensions variable

installation view at RM, Auckland

Raising a Gap, 2005–2012
C-print, painted frame
25.3 × 35.3 × 3 cm

Capturing a strawberry within a plastic capsule, which
I had placed on the blossoming flower.It grew until
there was no longer any space insidethe capsule.

Land, 2007
scanned photocopy and Lambda print, Dutch navy trainers which artist wore for 1000 days, paint
image size 177.5 (artist’s life size) × 123 × 3.4 cm

Multimodernism, 2011
C-print, painted frame
35.3 × 21.7 × 3 cm

Showing a traditional Japanese table,
which appears to be floating as if
by magic, supported by rope.

The End of an Object, 2012
C-print, painted frame
35.3 × 25.3 × 3 cm

Showing three Coke bottles precariously
placed at the end of a table, the remaining
liquid in the bottles swaying at various angles.

Compass (Los Angels), 2007–2012
C-print, painted frame
35.3 × 26.1 × 3 cm

It captures an image of a circle on the ground, which I had drawn with my urine
at Shinjuku, Tokyo and Los Angels.

Compass (Shinjuku), 2007–2012
C-print, painted frame
26.1 × 35.3 × 3 cm

Palilalia, 2013
light fittings, nocturnal flying
insects, chains, paint
190 × 125 × 35 cm

Counting the Event, 2012
framed C-prints, resin, insects
dimensions variable

installation view at AOYAMA|MEGURO, Tokyo

Points of My Arm, 2005–2012
C-print, painted frame
26.8 × 35.3 × 3 cm

Showing a geometric shape drawn by lines
connecting 5 spots of my arm, which a friend
had drawn using an architectural pen.

Diffused Reflection of Reading, 2008
mirror, resin
dimensions variable

Couple, 2004–2011
C-print, painted frame
30.2 × 23.6 × 2.5 cm

Benjamin Half a World Away, 2004
benjamin, resin
100 × 50 × 50 cm

CV

HIROFUMI ISOYA

1978 Born in Tokyo, Japan
2003 BA in Architecture, Tokyo University of the Arts
2005 MFA in Inter Media Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
2011 Associate Research Programme in Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London
Currently works and lives in Tokyo, Japan



SOLO EXHIBITION (SELECTION)

2018 Figured in the drift of things, Aoyama|Meguro, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Raising a Gap, Daikokuya, Tochigi, Japan
2015 Actual Measurement, CHIKA ECODA, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Lag, Aoyama|Meguro, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Southward, NADiff, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Lag, LISTE, Basel, Switzerland
2012 Counting The Event, Aoyama|Meguro, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Once Night Falls, Diesel Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Hiromi Kitazawa (Nanjo and Associates)
2007 Nighthopper, Mizuma Action, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Private Journal, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2019 Roppongi Crossing 2019: Connexions, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2018 Transitional, An Exhibition curated by the Mori Art Museum, Asia Now, Paris, France
2018 Gray Zone, Oldhaus, Tokyo, Japan
2017 Gray Zone, Gallery Trax, Yamanashi, Japan
2017 The Specter of Surrealism, An Exhibition Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Centre Pompidou,
         Atelier des Forges, Arles, France, curated by Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska (Centre Georges Pompidou)
2017 Primal Reverberation, YKG, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Toshiharu Suzuki (Toyota Municipal Museum of Art)
2017 Sylvanian Families Biennial 2017, XYZ collective, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Atami Art Expo, EOMO, Shizuoka , Japan
2016 Politics of Space, statements, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Troedsson Villa Mountain School 2016, Troedsson Villa, Tochigi / Statements, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Tokyo, Time Machine, and then…, YKG, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Hikotaro Kanehira
2016 Imprisoned, Jailbreak, Imprisoned, Jailbreak, Capsule, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Interlaced Surroundings, Rodriguez Gallery, Poznan, Poland
2015 Contemporary tales from the province III, Kochi, Japan
2015 Sequence, Hagiso, Tokyo, Japan
2015 Wunderkammer, Galerija FO.VI, Ptuj, Slovenia
2014 The Beach That Never Was, ICAS, Singapore
2014 Duality of Existence, Friedman Benda, New York, United States
2014 Academy Now, Art Defender, Bologna, Italy
2013 Personal Structures, collateral exhibition of the 55th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy
2013 Identity, Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Reiko Tsubaki (Mori Art Museum)
2013 Third Life, Hagiso, Tokyo, Japan
2013 Tacit Material, RM Gallery and Projects, Auckland, New Zealand
2013 Academy Now, Maple Street Space, London, United Kingdom
2012 Cosmos as a Metaphor, Taka Ishii Gallery / Anteroom, Kyoto, Japan
2011 The Face of The Shape, La Scatola Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2011 Art and Product, Ai Kowada Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Villa Tokyo, Kyobashi 2 Chome Area, Tokyo, Japan, organized by Raster Gallery
2011 Goldsmiths Show, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom
2010 Still in LLove, Daikanyama i studio, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Drop Box, ZAIM, Yokohama, Japan
2008 Off the Rail, Mizuma and One Gallery, Beijing, China
2007 Keren, Museum of Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Nishiogi Biennale, Makoto Aida's house, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Makoto Aida
2005 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Project the Projectors, Former Sakamoto Elementry School, Tokyo, Japan

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

2015 Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2003 Museum of Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan

OTHERS

2016-2017 Project space “statements” Co-director