Ujino Muneteru lives and works in Tokyo, where he was born in 1964. He earned his B.A. in craft from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1988.
Muneteru's solo exhibitions include Ujino and the Rotators, Hayward Project Space, London (2009); Crossband, PSM, Berlin (2008); The Rotators-Robertson and Phillips, Western Front, Vancouver (2007); Ujino and the Rotators, Bankart Studio NYK, Kanagawa, Japan (2006); Ujino's Machinery Lab, Super Deluxe, Tokyo (2003); and Ujino's Love Arm, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo (2001).
Group exhibitions include EXPosition of Mythology-Electronic Technology, Nam June Paik Art Center, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (2009); Trend of Contemporary Art, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Changwon, Korea (2008); KITA!!: Japanese Artists Meet Indonesia, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia (2008); After the Reality 2, Deitch Projects, New York (2008); Re-imagining Asia, House of World Cultures, Berlin (2008); Beautiful New World: Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan, Long March, Beijing, and the Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (2007); 15th Biennale of Sydney (2006); Officina Asai, Galeria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna (2004); and Jam: London-Tokyo, Barbican Gallery, London (2001).
Ujino Muneteru, "Ujino and the Rotators" (installation view), 2006. DVD, 43-minute loop. Courtesy of the artist and Mujin-to Production Co., Ltd., Tokyo. Photo by Masaki Hirano.
Ujino Muneteru, "Ujino and the Rotators" (still), 2006. DVD, 43-minute loop. Courtesy of the artist and Mujin-to Production Co., Ltd., Tokyo. Photo by Masaki Hirano.
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