Biography

YASUHIRO CHIDA

Born in 1977 Kanagawa, Japan. Majored in the architecture course at Musashino Art University. Performed fieldworks such as high mountain climbing or Ice climbing. Creating immersive installation works on the theme of “consciousness of space” and “change of somatic sensation”.
Participants of Amsterdam Light Festival 2017 and 2018, one of the most popular light art festival in the world. Finalists of the International Light Art Award in Unna, Germany. Featured 9 top light artists in the world in Artdex. 1st Asian who was selected SIGNAL, the largest art festival in the Czech Republic. Biela Noc, the top art festival in Slovakia. One of the selected artists of 100 years festival at the Czech Republic with Mucha’s Slav Epic. Exhibition at the Largest La chartreuse monastery in France. Wonderspaces, the U.S. tour from 2019. Cooperated works with National Astronomical Observatory of Japan or Jaxa(Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency). Many awards. Many lectures and workshops have been held. Connects residences and art festivals and contributed to the construction of a network trans-country.
Planning to create an Art Park called “Kalama park” as a life work now.

/Prizes
2019 International Light Art Award/Finalist, Light Art Museum, Unna Germany
2018 Life geek award/Emerging space prize, Shanghai China
2016 Lights in the Farm/1st prize, Tokyo
2016 Smart Illumination Yokohama/Yokohama
2015 Ise Cultural Foundation/NY U.S.
2015 Arte Laguna Prize/ Finalist, Venezia Italy
2015 Aichi art challenge/Aichi
2014 Smart Illumination Yokohama/Audience choice prize, Yokohama
2007 Visual Art of Silk/Tokyo
2007 Mino washi Light Art festival/Gifu Japan

/Exhibitions
2019 Into the Great Wide Open/Vlieland Netherlands
2019 Wonderspaces/San Diego U.S.
2019 Solo exhibition/Toyoshina art museum, Nagano Japan
2018 Solo exhibition/Nieuwenmeer Netherlands
2018 RGB Light Festival/Rome Italy
2018 Amsterdam Light Festival/Amsterdam Netherlands
2018 Park light/Amsterdam Netherlands
2018 Hong Kong Plus light festival /Hong Kong
2018 Metamorphosis/HerderRaumFurKunst Cologne Germany
2018 Space Art Tnanegashima/Tanegashima
2018 Biela Noc festival/Bratislava, Kosice Slovakia
2018 Open studio/Echangeur22, Avignon France
2018 Extension labyrinth/La Chartreuse, Avignon France
2018 Festival RE: PUBLIKA/Brno Czech Republic
2018 Final exhibition/Shinano art museum, Nagano
2018 Shinbizm/Kiso Goryokan, Nagano
2018 Solo exhibition/Echangeur22, Avignon France
2017 Solo exhibition/Tenri gallery, Cologne Germany
2017 Amsterdam Light Festival/Amsterdam Netherlands
2017 Smart Illumination Yokohama/Yokohama
2017 Art is science/Karuizawa New Art Museum, Nagano
2017 Kagerou/Dungeon, Tokyo
2017 Space Art Tnanegashima/Tanegashima
2017 Metamorphosis/gallery 82,Nagano
2017 Solo exhibition/gallery camellia, Tokyo
2016 Tent city#6/art and river bank, Tokyo
2016 Signal Festival/Plague Czech Republic
2016 Cestmir Suska Studio exhibition/Prague Czech Republic
2016 BLIK BLIK light festival/Pilsen Czech Republic
2016 Behind Ghost In the Cell/21 Century Museum gallery, Kanazawa
2015 Tent city#5/art and river bank, Tokyo
2015 Space Art Festival/Tanegashima
2015 Rokko Meets Art/Hyogo
2015 Smart Illumination Nakayama/Yokohama
2015 Smart Illumination Yokohama/Yokohama
2015 Viewing universe/Shigakogen Roman Museum, Nagano
2014 tent city#4/art and river bank, Tokyo
2014 Shinano-Omachi Food and Art Corridor/Nagano
2013 Myrkvidr 38.44r/Kalama park, Nagano
2013 Solo exhibition/Karuizawa New Art Museum, Nagano
2010 Culture experience program/Toyoshina Art Museum, Nagano
2009 Kobe Biennale International competition/Hyogo
2009 Solo exhibition/8 link studio, Nagano
2008 Solo exhibition/gallery sora, Tokyo
2008 Things to Make, things to be made/Rokuzan Park Hall, Nagano
2006 deposit meeting/art and river bank, Tokyo
2004 Solo exhibition/Photographer’s gallery, Tokyo
2003 Kalamatoria 00/Tama Riverbank, Tokyo
2002 Solo exhibition/Space mu, Tokyo

/Stage works, Space designs
2018 Asagohan/Bukatsudo, Yokohama
2018 M@X program award/Funan China
2017 Art room/Koishiya-Ryokan, Nagano
2015 Bandoneon x Guitar x Installation/Bar aquavite, Nagano
2014 Teleceptor/Monten Hall, Tokyo
2011 Tree/Tracks Bar, Nagano
2010 Three women/D Warehouse, Tokyo
2006 Sunset box/Tokyo
2004 Avante Garde Trumpet/Maeda Hall, Kanagawa
2004 Zuyua 4th wave/Club cube, Tokyo
2004 PMPS around Tat Ming Pair Live/Hong Kong
2003 Zuyua 3rd wave/Club Cube, Tokyo
2003 Orpheus/Okinoerabu

/Workshops
2016 Dancing Universe/Zou-no-Hana Terrace, Yokohama
2016 Darkness in your room/Zou-no-Hana Terrace, Yokohama
2015 My starry sky/Hirota site Museum, Tanegashima
2015 Make Universe/Smart Illumination Nakayama/Yokohama
2014 My snow mountain/art and river bank, Tokyo
2014 Nature camera/Shinano-Omachi Food and Art Corridor, Nagano
2013 Make by break/Karuizawa New Art Museum, Nagano
2010 Usual art/Toyoshina Modern Art Museum, Nagano
2010 To see unvisible thing/Toyoshina Modern Art Museum, Nagano

/Collection
2019 [Myrkviðr]Wonderspaces
2018 [Aftereal]Amsterdam Light Collection
2017 Space Art Tanegashima
2017 [Brocken 6 A] Amsterdam Light Collection
2016 Shiga Kogen Roman Museum
2016 Depo2015 Czech Republic