Born in 1981 in Nara, Japan, Nobuaki Ito currently lives and works in Nara and Kyoto. He graduated from Kyoto University of Arts and Design in the major of Fine Art in 2006 and obtained a Ph.D. in Art at Kyoto City University of Arts in 2016.
“I have been exploring the issue of body, life/death and spirit, which are not avoidable for human being. I don’t limit my style of making artworks, but chooses on each occasion the best way to make audiences realize these issues.” - Nobuaki ITOH
His recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition “Āto” (APMoA Project, ARCH vol.13: Nobuaki ITOH, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, 2015), group exhibition “GRAVEDAD CERO” (Matadero Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 2015), solo exhibition “Artist and Prophet” (HAGISO, Tokyo, 2014), “Ushimado Asia Triennale” (Setouchi City Museum of Art, Okayama, 2014), group exhibition “Me’tis - fighting art -“ (Gallery @KCUA, Kyoto, 2012), group exhibition “RESONANSE” (Suntory Museum, Osaka, 2010) and many others.
( From the press release of the Waiting Room )
© Nobuaki Ito