B. 1980 in Kanagawa, Japan. Lives and works in Tokyo.
Mohri is an installation artist who recasts reconfigured everyday items and machine parts collected in cities around the world into self-contained ‘ecosystems,’ channelling and conducting intangible energies such as magnetism, gravity, temperature and light.
Mohri’s recent solo exhibitions include: SP., Ginza Sony Park, Tokyo, Japan (2020); Assume That There Is Friction and Resistance, Towada Art Center, Aomori, Japan (2018); Voluta, Camden Arts Centre, London (2018); Dissémination, The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, Japan (2018); and her work has been included in group exhibitions such as: The 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art: Immortality, Ekaterinburg, Russia (2019); Weavers of Worlds: A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern / Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (2019); The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Australia (2018); Childhood, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2018); Rehearsal, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong (2018); Japanorama: New Vision on Art since 1970, Centre Pompidou-Metz (2017); 14th Biennale de Lyon (2017); Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, Kochi, India (2016) etc. Her works are in the collections of Centre Pompidou, Paris; M+, Hong Kong; Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon; Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto; Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia etc.
In 2015, Mohri received a grant from the Asian Cultural Council for a 6-month residency in New York. In the same year, she received Grand Prix, Nissan Art Award. In 2016, Mohri has undertaken a residency with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and had in residence at Camden Arts Centre, London. In 2018, Mohri, as East Asian Cultural Exchange Envoy, visited 4 cities in China.
（Photo by KENSHU SHINTSUBO）
Exhibitions of Yuko MOHRI
Alix Marie, Antony Cairns, Daniel Blaufuks, JH Engström, Lin Zhipeng (林志鹏) aka No.223, XU ZHEN®, Marefumi KOMURA, Yuko MOHRI
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