Takashi Makino

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[still in cosmos] III, 2016. Image courtesy of the artist and Empty Gallery

Cinéma Concret, 2016-2017. Image courtesy of Empty Gallery

Cinéma Concret, 2016-2017. Image ourtesy of Empty Gallery

Cinéma Concret, 2016-2017. Image courtesy of Empty Gallery

After graduating from the Cinema Department of Nihon University College of Art in 2001, Makino relocated to London to study under the Quay Brothers. His film No is E won the Terayama Shuji Prize at the Image Forum Festival 2007, and he was prominently featured at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2008, where Elements of Nothing was nominated for the Tiger Award. Since then, Makino has participated in more than 30 international film festivals and video art festivals. His work has recently been shown at Tate Modern, BFI London, and the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
“cinéma concret” ITO Project Room, Stuttgart, Germany
“5th MAKINO TAKASHI SCREENING TOUR EXP 2017” Cine Nouveau, Osaka / Clover Hall, Kanbaikan at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
“Recombinant Festival” Grand Theater, San Francisco, USA
“Expanded Abstraction” Hollywood Theater, Portland, USA
“Spot Light Makino Takashi” Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, Austria
Installation and Performance and Screening “Endless Cinema” Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
“Endless Cinema” Empty Gallery, Hong Kong
2016
“cinéma concret” Empty Gallery, Hong Kong
“collages” Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan
“cosmos” London Gallery West, London, UK
2015
LA Film Forum “Enter the Noisy Cosmos” Egyptian Theater, Hollywood, USA
Performance and retrospective at Issue Project Room, New York, USA
“collages” Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan
2013
3D Installation “Space Noise” Capsule, Tokyo, Japan
2010
“Aichi Triennale” Aichi Arts Center, Aichi, Japan
2008
“Retrospective Makino Takashi - International Film Festival Rotterdam” Rotterdam, Netherlands
2007
“Elements of Nothing” PRINZ, Kyoto, Japan
2006
5 month Solo Screening/Performance, Uplink, Tokyo, Japan
2005
Film Collage Exhibition “The Intimate Stars” Art Space mirage, Tokyo, Japan
2004
“Makino Takashi Film Collage Exhibition The Intimate Stars” Plan B, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
“Takashi Makino & Rei Hayama” Kunst Museum, Stuttgart, Germany
2013
“Takashi Makino & Ryota Aoyagi - Article Left by the Departed” Capsule, Tokyo, Japan
“UNATTAINED LANDSCAPE” Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa Palazzetto Tito, Venice, Italy
“Media/Art Kitchen – Reality Distortion Field” Bangkok Art & Cultural Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
2011
“Emaki/Lght - Takashi Makino + Takashi Ishida” Galleria Finarte, Aichi, Japan
2009
“While we are here-with Ryota Aoyagi” Ayumi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008
“Japanimation, The Abstract” ASPEX Gallery café, Portsmouth, UK
“New Silence Series” RHIZOME New Museum, New York, USA
“Imagination” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan