BIOGRAPHY

Akihiro Boujoh (Nagasaki, Japan) is a Japanese visual artist who works with sculpture, installation art, and photography. Akihiro lives and works in Utrecht, the Netherlands since after finishing his MFA Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Art in 2016. Rooted in his BA research into Japanese garden philosophy at Kyoto Institute of Technology, he explores the relationship between nature, environment, and man-kind and much of his works are concerned with space and time that is changing their form time by time. His collections of works have been exhibited in London, Amsterdam, Barcelona and the US.
He was awarded Hopper Prize 2020.

EDUCATION

2014-2016   MFA Fine Art, University of the Arts London, Wimbledon College of Art, London, United Kingdom

2010-2014   BA Architecture, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan

SELECTED EXHIBITION

2021  On Display, Print&Play, Multiple locations

2020  Visions, The curators X BROAD Magazine, Online

2020  Unleashing Magic, Create! Magazine X PxP contemporary, US/ Online

2020   The Art of Photography, Valid World Hall, Barcelona

2019   G.A.S Redux, Korai project space, Nicosia

2019   SDGs x Art, 5&33 gallery, Amsterdam

2019   Goglobalart, Decks Tokyo Beach, Tokyo

2016   WCA MFA show 2016, WCA, London

2015   INDEX, Crypt Gallery, London

2015   SHIFT, Menier Gallery, London

2015   PARK 15, Cannizzaro Park, London

2015   20:20, The SUART Chelsea space, London

2014   Found in Translation, London Design Festival, London

AWARD

2021    Hopper Prize 2020, Winner, the US

2020   Photography Awards 2020  – March Selection, Italy

2019   The Art of Photography, honorable mentioned, Spain/ Hungary

GRANT

2021   K.F. Hein fonds, the Netherlands

2021   Stichting Oscar Maasman, the Netherlands

2021   Hopper Prize, the US

2020  Fonds Kwadraad, the Netherlands

ARTIST TALK, LECTURE

2021   Midterm advisory board, Columbia University GSAPP, the US

2021   Artist talk, Print & Play, Netherland

PUBLICATION

2021   FOA vol.13, hardcover art book

2021   Insights into Contemporary Art

2020  Create! Magazine, online

2020  Thought Art Magazine, issue one

2020   MURZE magazine, Issue Ten – 2020 Wildlife