“EDGE”  Ava Grauls, Makiko Shimizu Harris, Megumi Ohata gallery G

gallery G

“EDGE”  Ava Grauls, Makiko Shimizu Harris, Megumi Ohata

2023.10.3 tue - 2023.10.8 sun

11:00〜19:00(Last day〜17:00)

ロンドンのロイヤル・カレッジ・オブ・アート (Royal College of Art) の卒業生3人が、絵画と彫刻インスタレーションを用いて「境界」をテーマにしたコレクティブ展を日本で開催します。

各々異なる背景を持つアーティスト、Ava Grauls (ベルギー・南アフリカ)、Makiko Shimizu Harris (日本・アメリカ) 、そしてMegumi Ohata (日本・韓国ミックス) は、土地を越え、自身の肌で生きるという文化的体験を通して、マクロとミクロの境界についてのテーマを探求します。




Ava Grauls 

Artist and Performer based in London

1982 Born Stellenbosch, South Africa – Lived in Belgium, Johannesburg, Swaziland, London, Scotland, and Japan.
2006 Graduated University of Westminster BA, London, Film and Video
2019 Moira McGregor Travel Bursary
2019 [IM]PRINT Studio Kura, Itoshima, Japan [artist talk + exhibit]
2020 4th Year take over, Generator Projects, Dundee [group show]
2021 Graduated from University of Dundee BA, Dundee, Contemporary Art Practice
2021 RSA David Michie Travel Award
2021 John Milne Purvis Prize for ‘Landing’
2022 WIP Show, RCA, London [group show]
2022 Contemporary Art Practice Festival RCA, London [group show]
2022 Lisbon Art Weekend, Lisbon – [film selection]
2022 IMT Gallery London – [film selection]
2022 Recipient of The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation grant
2023 LAND SALE – Phoenix Cinema, London [solo exhibit]
2023 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition [official selection]
2023 Royal College of Art Graduation Exhibition [group exhibit]
2023 Graduated from Royal College of Arts MA London, Contemporary Art Practice
2023 London Art Biennale [official selection]

Website www.avagrauls.com

Instagram @avagrauls



Makiko Shimizu Harris 

Interdisciplinary Artist

Born 1989, Breda, Netherlands

1989 Born in Breda, Netherlands
1990 – 2021 Lived in Tokyo, Japan + San Francisco, New York, and Boston U.S.
2011 Graduated Tufts University: BA Philosophy and Art, Boston, MA, U.S.
2020 Solo exhibition Truth or Consequences, Magnolia Brewing, San Francisco, CA
2021 Group exhibition A Joy Unexpected, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
2021 Moved to London, UK
2022 Group exhibition A Line Made By Walking, Upper Gulbenkian Gallery, London, UK
2022 Artist residency and group exhibition, Beyond Repetition, presented by Buinho at The Old Chickpea Factory, Messejana, Portugal
2022 Group exhibition Falling into Place, Liz Lidgett Gallery, Des Moines, IA
2023 Group exhibition Unfolding Traces presented by Pigeon Park, The Hangar Gallery, London, UK
2023 Screening of short film Circle Burn at the Tate Modern, London, UK
2023 Graduated Royal College of Art: MA Contemporary Art Practice, London, UK

Website www.makikoharrisart.com
Instagram @makikoharris



Megumi Ohata

Interdisciplinary Artist and SFX MUA

1995 Born in Tokyo, Japan
1995 – 2016 Lived in Tokyo, Japan and Queensland, Australia
2016 Moved to London, UK
2019 Graduated from University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts: BA (Hons) Illustration, London, UK [Achieved a First Class Honours Degree]
2019 Winner of runner-up in BATSFORD PRIZE 2019 ‘Fashion Category’, London, UK
2021 Royal College of Art: Graduate Diploma Art & Design (Fine Art), London, UK
2021 Shiftists present: Lingua Franker, Hoxton 253, London, UK
2021 Shortlisted in THE HOLY ART Presents, HUMANISM Art Contest
2021 Humanism, BIOS Exploring Urban Culture, Athens, GR
2021 VISIONARY Projects & Legion Paper present: Overexposed, New York, US
2021 Kawaii Agency, The Wrong Biennale
2021 Kawaii Agency, Avalon Cafe, London, UK
2022 Work in Progress 2022, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2022 CAP Salon, Dyson Gallery, London, UK
2022 l4nd$ȼp♠︎Ξ$, Tabula Rasa Gallery, London, UK [Collaboration]
2022 Recipient of The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation Arts & Culture grant, London, UK
2023 Tate Modern Lates, Tate Modern, London, UK [Artist Talk]
2023 Kaechan’s Imagination Oasis, TAV GALLERY, Tokyo, JP [Collaboration]
2023 RCA 2023 Degree Show, The Truman Brewery, London, UK
2023 Royal College of Art: MA Contemporary Art Practice, London, UK [Achieved Distinction]

Website megumiohata.com

Instagram @megumiohata