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Mika Tajima

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Los Angeles, California

Birth year

Lives in
New York

Works in
New York

Representing galleries

sculpture, conceptual, abstract, performance, video-art, installation, mixed-media

Current Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2016 Two-Person Exhibition
Kayne Griffin Corcoran
Mika Tajima Biography

1975 Born in Los Angeles, California

1997 Bryn Mawr College, BA (Fine Arts/East Asian Studies)

1997 The Fabric Workshop and Museum Apprentice Training Program, Post-Graduate Apprentice

1997 Barbara Rubin Prize

2003 Columbia University, School of the Arts, MFA

lives in New York, New York

Selected Exhibitions

2009 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (Forthcoming) (solo)

2009 SECOND LOOK (AT THE SURFACE) Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz

2009 Tajima, Jarman, Holstad, Flavin, Debord, Kunstler X New York

2008 - 2009 ME(N)TAL ILEANA TOUNTA Athen

2008 Deal or No Deal, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)

2008 Artissima 15, Torino, Italy (solo)

2008 Mika Tajima: Broken Plaid/Holding Your Breath (taking the long way), RISD Museum, Providence, RI (solo)

2008 The Double, The Kitchen, New York, NY (solo)

2008 The Double, COMA, Berlin (solo)

2008 Some Thing Else, curated by Simone Subal, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

2008 Whitney Biennial 2008, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2008 One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Sympathy for the Devil, curated by Dominic Molon, MCA, Chicago, IL, traveling to Miami Art Museum (catalogue)

2007 One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California

2007 A Roll of the Dice Will Never Abolish Chance, curated by Bob Nickas, Ballroom Martha, TX

2007 Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2007 Uncertain States of America, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw

2007 Mika Tajima, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)

2007 New Humans: Disassociate, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York (solo)

2006 Bunch, Alliance and Dissolve, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH)

2006 One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Blaffer Art Gallery, Houston, TX

2006 Uncertain States of America, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

2006 Music is a Better Noise, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

2006 One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Asia Society, New York, NY

2005 Video in Person, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2005 Uncertain States of America curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Birnbaum, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway

2004 Solo Project, video installation, United Bamboo Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan

2004 I’d rather jack, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK

2003 Container Exhibition, Tokyo Design Week, Tokyo, Japan

2003 25 Hrs, The Video Art Foundation, Barcelona, Spain

2002 Mondo Cane, Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2000 Foreign Body, White Columns, New York, NY

1998 Rrose Selavy, Jefferson Bank Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1997 I Enjoy Being a Girl: Investigating Femininity in Women and Men, Nexus: Center for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA
Recent Exhibits

Mika Tajima participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2016 Embody
Eleven Rivington (Chrystie Street)
Jan, 2016 We Are Not Things
Nov, 2015 Office Space
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Sep, 2014 Total Body Conditioning
Art in General
Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque
Eleven Rivington (Chrystie Street)
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