English / Japanese
in*tension Statement

in*tension is the name of the group consisting of four reseach associates of the department of Inter Media Art, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, as well as of the project itself.

In this project, through mutual assistance between the five members, we have created four solo exhibitions and documentary book.

in*tension Members

Tomoya ISHIKAWA

Born 1973 in Chiba, Japan
2005-08Research Associate, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Department of Inter Media Art
2005MA Fine Art, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Graduate school of Inter Media Art
2003BA Fine Art, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Department of Sculpture
1995-1998Researches and develops semiconductor gas sensor at the company
1995BS Physics, Rikkyo University Department of Physics, Japan

Exhibitions and Awards / Selected
2005Project the projectors 04-05 TAITO graduation exhibition, Old Public Sakamoto Primary School, Tokyo Japan
2005IMA selection Vol.1 MIZUGIWA of expression 2006, Yokohama Old Treasury Department, Yokohama Japan
2004rematerialize, Museum of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Annex Toride, Ibaraki Japan
muc-tok, Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Munchen Gallery, Munich Germany
where, you, Museum of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Old Annex, Tokyo Japan
Graduation exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo Japan


Isao SUZUKI

Born 1969 in Tokyo, Japan
2005-08Research Associate, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Department of Inter Media Art
1993BA Fine Art, Tama Art University Department of Oil Painting, Japan

Exhibitions / Selected
20062nd Toride Keirin (firefly bicycle race), Ibaraki Japan
2005Toride Art Project 2005, Ibaraki Japan
2004Toride Art Project 2004 Toride Keirin (firefly bicycle race), Ibaraki Japan


Expeditions / Selected
2002Runs across Mongolia by wind and solar powered electric bicycle, Mongolia
2001Pilgrimages of 8 Buddha's sacred ground by solar powered electric Cycle-Rickshaw, India and Nepal
2000Climbs Mt. Chomolugma (Mt. Everest) by Mini-Scooter, Tibet
1999Runs across Tibet by Moped, Tibet


Maki TOSHIMA >> WEBSITE

Born 1979 in Hyogo, Japan
2007-2010Research Associate, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music Department of Inter Media Art
2006MA Fine Art, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Graduate school of Inter Media Art
2003BA Fine Art, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Department of Inter Media Art

Exhibitions and Awards / Selected
2006BAS selected collection exhibition, Shibuya Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo Japan
2006Project the projectors 2006 graduation exhibition, Yokohama Old Treasury Dept, Yokohama Japan
2005Rosa! The Exposed Color-Pink, Museum of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Old Annex, Tokyo Japan
Artificial Paradise, Shibuya Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo Japan
2004Art as DEAIKEI-site, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka Japan
Award: The 1st competition of Osaka Contemporary Art Center
2003muc-tok, Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Munchen Gallery, Munich Germany
where,you, Museum of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Old Annex, Tokyo Japan
Street, Ueno Station Gallery, Tokyo Japan


Adoka NIITSU >> WEBSITE

Born 1975 in Yamanashi, Japan
2004-07Research Associate, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Department of Inter Media Art
2001-04Research Associate, JOSHIBI University of Art and Design Department of Media Arts, Japan
2000-01Assistant Teacher, Tama Art University Department of Information Design, Japan
2000International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences(IAMAS), Japan
1998BA Fine Art, JOSHIBI University of Art and Design Department of Science of Arts, Japan

Exhibitions and Awards / Selected
2007-08Award: Omura Fumiko Foundation JOSHIBI Paris Award, residency at Cite internationale des arts, Paris France
2006TAP Satelite Gallery Vol.7 Haruki NISHIJIIMA + Adoka NIITSU Exhibition, Ibaraki Japan
2005Rosa! The Exposed Color-Pink, Museum of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music Old Annex, Tokyo Japan
Euphoria - ADOKASEO Exhibition, Art Space J Young, Seoul Korea
2004Solo exhibition Tsuini Adoka After All, Monkey Gallery, Tokyo Japan
2002Award: The 13th ISHIDA Foundation Art Incentive Award for group electropti, Nagoya Japan
2001Insight Vision, Tama Art University Media Center, Tokyo Japan
2000Media Select2000 Resolution, Artport, Nagoya Japan
electropti Alternative Future, Gallery Spiral Garden, Tokyo Japan


Noriko MITSUHASHI >> WEBSITE

Born 1970 in Tokyo, Japan
2006Part time Lecturer, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and MusicDepartment of Inter Media Art, Japan
2003-06Resarch Associate, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and MusicDepartment of Inter Media Art, Japan
1994-97BA(Hones)Fine Art, The London Institute Chelsea College of Art and Design Combined Media Course, U.K.
1989-93BA Fine Art, Nihon University College of Art Department of Fine Art, Japan

Exhibitions and Awards / Selected
2007Solo Show Wind Yard, Stiching Kaus Australis, Rotterdam Holland
2006Wind Way,Stiching Kaus Australis, Rotterdam Holland
2006-2007stays Rotterdam Holland with ICC + S-AIR 2006 Exchange Program S-AIR AWARD
2005Summer Festival in Otofuke 2005, Prospa 6, Otofuke Japan
2004Solo Show Paper Garden, Gallery Nebulosa, Xalapa Mexico
2003Tresure for Tresure: A Tresure Exchange Project, Ajito, Sapporo Japan
Art Traffic between North and South, Modern Art Bank WALD, Fukuoka Japan
2002Solo Show where we stand, Alliance Francoise, Sapporo Japan
Solo Show we are, this is gallery, Sapporo Japan
2001Artholic 2001, exhibit live, Tokyo Japan


Exhibition in Tokyo
in*tension 2007 at gallery at [Live & Moris] Ginza, Tokyo
Pt1: 21th(mon)May-2nd(sat)June
Pt2: 4th(mon)June-16th(sat)June
Open 12:00-19:30 *2nd June and 16th June will close at 17:30 *Sunday is closed.
Documentary book publication party : 26th(sat)May, 17:00-



in*tension documentary book
 
28pages/all color/size B5/English and Japanese
Published byin*tension
Printed byDAIKEN CO.,LTD.
Artworks byNoriko MITSUHASHI, Adoka NIITSU, Tomoya ISHIKAWA, Isao SUZUKI
Curated byMaki TOSHIMA
Text byMotohiko ODANI, Tokihiro SATO, Hiroyuki TAKAHASHI, Akihiro NAGAHAMA
Translated byYuki OKUMURA
Co-translated byTom Bidwell
Designed byKenta KAWAGOE
Contact :adokainparis@gmail.com
Copyright in*tension 2005-2007, All rights reserved.