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Kosei Komatsu
 
Kosei Komatsu was born in 1981. After completing graduate school at the Tokyo University of Arts in 2006, he became a member of Atelier OMOYA, an artists’ group. His current work encompasses a broad range of artistic endeavors in Japan and abroad in various genres. In his group works, Komatsu pursues the sense of surprise and discoveries originating from phenomena caused by materials that exist anywhere, such as light, water, cloth and marbles. In his private works, he creates numerous pieces under the theme of the evolution of birds and their beauty.
 
2014~  Kosei Komatsu Project
2013~  Work as a part-time lecturer at Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies / The University of Tokyo
2006~2014  Atelier OMOYA
2008  Work as a part-time lecturer at Musashino ART University
2006  Completed Master Course at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
2004  Graduated from Musashino Art University
1981  Born in Tokushima, Japan
 
 
Exhibitions
 
2016
"Museum of magic" ー (Reimeikan, Kagoshima Prefectural Center for Historical Material / KAGOSHIMA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (Kushiro City Museum of Art / HOKKAIDO)
"Why does everyone love flowers?" ー (Matsudai Nohbutai Gallery / NIIGATA)
"LUNASOL 2016 AUTUMN Feathery" ー (SEZON ART GALLERY / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (SHIZUOKA CITY SHIMIZU CULTURAL HALL MARINART / SHIZUOKA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Tomioka municipal museum of fine arts and Ichiro Fukuzawa commemoration art museum / GUNMA)
"NHK Kayou concert / TV Stage decoration" ー (NHK)
"Museum of magic" ー (Sakura City Museum of Art / Chiba)
"Art Stage Singapore" ー (Marina Bay Sands / Singapore)
2015
"Nature Creations" ー (Aoyama Spiral / TOKYO)
"MIDLAND CHRISTMAS 2015" ー (MIDLAND SQUARE / AICHI)
"KAGOSHIMA ART FESTA 2015" ー (kagoshima kenmin koryu center / KAGOSHIMA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Fukuoka Asian Art Museum / FUKUOKA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Akita Museum of Modern Art / AKITA)
"ECHIGO-TSUMARI ART FIELD" ー (Tokamachi station / NIIGATA)
"Museum of magic" ー (NIITSU MUSEUM / NIIGATA)
"Mother Nature" ー (NORA HAIR SALON / TOKYO)
"(air) : (air)" ー (gallery COEXIST-TOKYO / TOKYO)
"C-DEPOT Landmark" ー (art gallery TOBU IKEBUKURO / TOKYO)
"art kyoto" ー (The Museum of kyoto / KYOTO)
"Beyond the Clouds" ー (Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE / NIIGATA)
2014
"Snowy Air Chandelier Roppongi Hills West Walk Christmas Decoration" ー (Roppongi Hills West Walk / TOKYO)
"Silent Light" ー (art gallery X TAKASHIMAYA Nihonbashi Store / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (KAWASAKI CITY MUSEUM / KANAGAWA)
"Museum of magic" ー (SAGAWA ART MUSEUM / SHIGA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Hamamatsu Municipal Museum of Art / SHIZUOKA)
"THE MIRROR -Hold the Mirror up to nature-" ー (GINZA THE MIRROR NAGOYA SHOUKOUKAIKAN / TOKYO)
"Parallel Nature" ー (FURUSATO MUSEUM OF ART / TOYAMA)
"LEXUS Inspired By Design" ー (LEXUS Middle East / CM)
"TKAKASHIMAYA GENSO HAKUBUTSUKAN" ー (TAKASHIMAYA Nihonbashi Store etc. / Exhibit Tours Japan)
"Museum of magic" ー (Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum / NAGASAKI)
"Museum of magic" ー (Matsuzakaya Museum / AICHI)
"Museum of magic" ー (MOA MUSEUM OF ART / SHIZUOKA)
"Memory of Forest / Forest of Memory" ー (HAUSKA / TOKYO)
"ITO JAKUCHU INSPIRED EXHIBITION TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK in MILANO 2014" ー (Padiglione Visconti. Via Tortona, 58 / MILANO)
"Roppongi Art Night 2014" ー (Roppongi Hills Mohri Garden / TOKYO)
"BIRD inspired." ー (BIRDHOUSE / TOKYO)
"Wearing Light" ー (ISSEY MIYAKE KOBE / HYOGO)
"Wearing Light" ー (HANKYU Umeda Store, 1F Cotocoto Stage 11 / OSAKA)
"Wearing Light" ー (ISETAN Shinjuku Store, Main Building 4F / TOKYO)
"Wearing Light" ー (ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE GINZA / TOKYO)
"MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO 2014" ー (Roppongi Hills 52F Tokyo City View / TOKYO)
"MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO 2014" ー (INTERSECT BY LEXUS / TOKYO)
2013
"Roppongi Hills Chiristmas Concert 2013 ~Love Songs for Happiness~" Lighting Art ー (Roppongi Hills Arena / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (Galleria Foret / Seoul)
"Museum of magic" (OKAYAMA CITY MUSEUM / OKAYAMA)
"EMERGING DIRECTOR'S ART FAIR ULTRA 006" ー (Aoyama Spiral / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa ー KANAZAWA)
"Museum of magic" (Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum ー NAGANO)
"HEART OPENER" ー (SHIBAURA HOUSE / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (The Ueno Royal Museum / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (URASOE ART MUSEUM / OKINAWA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Morioka Civic Cultural Hall / IWATE)
"Museum of magic" ー (Akashi City Museum of Culture / HYOGO)
"Museum of magic" ー (CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM KUMAMOTO / KUMAMOTO)
"TAKASHIMAYA ART WALKING" ー (Shinjyuku Takashimaya 10F Gallery / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (MIYAZAKI PREFECTURAL ART MUSEUM / MIYAZAKI)
"HYAKKASAI TAKASHIMAYA STREET GALLERY_Living composition by Komatsu Kosei" Window display ー (Takashimaya Nihonbashi Store / TOKYO)
"Exhibition of Atelier OMOYA, Mixed-Next" ー (Plaza North / SAITAMA)
"MY STYLE , MY LIFE" ー (Shinjyuku Takashimaya 10F Gallery / TOKYO)
2012
"Hikarie Christmas Art Fair 2012" (Shibuya Hikarie / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (Takasaki Museum of Art / GUNMA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Hachinohe City Museum of Art / AOMORI)
"Exhibition of Atelier OMOYA, Light"ー (Yokohama College of Art and Design, Gallery YCAD / TOKYO)
"AOSANDO ART FAIR 2013" ー (H.P.FRANCE BIJOUX OMOTESANDO / TOKYO)
"ITO JAKUCHU INSPIRED EXHIBITION TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK" ー (The TENT, Meiji Jungu Gaien Kaigakan / TOKYO)
"EMERGING DIRECTORS' ART FAIR ULTRA 005" ー (Aoyama Spiral / TOKYO)
"Kosei Bird's Flower" ー (RANDY / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (Matsuzakaya Museum / AICHI)
"Museum of magic" ー (Fukui Fine Arts Museum / FUKUI)
"Museum of magic" ー (Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art / CHIBA)
"Buck to the Nature" ー (FUMA CONTEMPORARY TOKYO / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (TSURUOKA ART FORUM / YAMAGATA)
"Museum of magic" ー (YUMEMINATO TOWER / TOTTORI)
"Roppongi Art Night Midtown Street Museum" ー (Tokyo Midtown / TOKYO)
2011
"Museum of magic" ー (MOA MUSEUM OF ART / SHIZUOKA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Ogaki city Suitopia Center Art Gallery / GIFU)
"Museum of magic" ー (The Museum of Art, Kochi Civic Gallery / KOCHI)
"Museum of magic" ー (Takehara Museum / HIROSHIMA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Urasoe Art Museum / OKINAWA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Morioka Civic Caltural Hall, Exhibition Hall / IWATE)
"MICHI TO NO SOGU, EAST TOKYO MUSIC FESTIVAL" ー (Ueno Park outdoor stage (Music Hall) / TOKYO)
"Bird's Flowers" ー (Shinjyuku Takashimaya 1F Entrance / TOKYO)
"C-DEPOT edge" ー (Shinjyuku Takashimaya 10F Gallery / TOKYO)
2010
"GIFT in BLOOM" ー (GINZA MITSUKOSHI 8F Gallery / TOKYO)
"Secret Garden Ginza Mitsukoshi Edition" ー (GINZA MITSUKOSHI 9F / TOKYO)
"Matsudo Art Line Project" ー (Old Harada Rice shop / CHIBA)
"PERFECT PARK" ー (TOKYO CULTUART by BEAMS / TOKYO)
"Busan Biennale, Living in Evolution" ー (Busan Yacht Center / KOREA)
"Art Re-Public Shibuya" ー (Kouen-dori Shibuya / TOKYO)
"Tokushima LED Art Festival 2010" ー (Naka-Tokushima erea / TOKUSHIMA)
2009
"NO MAN'S LAND" ー (former French Embassy / TOKYO)
"ART ADVANCE MITSUKOSHI" ー (Nihonbashi MITSUKOSHI / TOKYO)
"EXHIBITION C-DEPOT 2009 -message-" ー (Aoyama Spiral / TOKYO)
2008
"Tokyo Midtown Award 2008 Art competition" ー (Tokyo Midtown / TOKYO)
"JEANS FACTORY ART AWARD 2008" ー (Kochi city curture-plaza CUL-PORT / KOCHI)
"EXHIBITION C-DEPOT 2008 -home-" ー (YOKOHAMA Red Brick Warehouse / YOKOHAMA)
"ART ADVANCE ADACHI 2008" ー (THEATER1010 gallery / TOKYO)
2007
"The exhibition of tree" ー (time A gallery / TOKYO)
"Exhibition of Atelier OMOYA" ー (time A gallery / TOKYO)
"The exhibition of clock" ー (time A gallery / TOKYO)
"An appreciation business of the contemporary art" ー (Taketoyo Community Arts Center / AICHI)
"EXHIBITION C-DEPOT 2007 -present-" ー (Aoyama Spiral / TOKYO)
"10th Japan Media Arts Festval" ー (Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography / TOKYO)
2006
"Digital Art Festival Tokyo 2006" ー (Panasonic Center TOKYO / TOKYO)
"Seoul Design Festival 2006" ー (COEX / Seoul)
"Exhibition of Atelier OMOYA" ー (Atelier OMOYA / TOKYO)
"The new form from a phenomenon" ー (Wada Garo / TOKYO)
"NHK digital Stadium Kazuhiko Hachiya selection" ー (TV show / NHK-BS)
"Exhibition Completion-works" ー (Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music / TOKYO)
2005
"The 6th Exhibition of the Institute of Environmental Art and Design" ー (Sapporo Media Park SPICA / HOKKAIDO)
"The 3th Exhibition of Digital, Interactive and Visual Art" ー (Tokyo institute of Technology / TOKYO)
2004
"iii exhibition 2" ー (the University of Tokyo / TOKYO)
"The Exhibition of Takamichi Ito laboratory" ー (O RI E / TOKYO)
"The 5th Exhibition of the Institute of Environmental Art and Design" ー (Musashino Art University / TOKYO)
"fuka live" ー (Pepperユs Gallery / TOKYO)
"Musashino Art University Graduation Exhibition" ー (Musashino Art University / TOKYO)
2003
"4th Spiral Independent Creators Festival (SICF)" ー (Aoyama Spiral / TOKYO)
"The 6th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art" ー (Taro Okamoto Museum of Art / KAWASAKI)
2002
"Sendai Art Annual 2002" ー (Sendai Mediatheque / SENDAI)
"Gifu Light festival 14th an art object with lighting" ー (Gifu City Culture Center / GIFU)
 
 
Atelier OMOYA
 
2014
"Museum of magic" ー (UZUNOOKA OONARUTO-KINENKAN / HYOGO)
"PATAPATA SEMBA" ー (ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE SEMBA / OSAKA)
"PATAPATA GINZA" ー (ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE GINZA / TOKYO)
2013
"Museum of magic" ー (Galleria Foret / Seoul)
"Museum of magic" (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa ー KANAZAWA)
"Museum of magic" ー (The Ueno Royal Museum / TOKYO)
"Museum of magic" ー (Morioka Civic Cultural Hall / IWATE)
"Museum of magic" ー (Akashi City Museum of Culture / HYOGO)
"Museum of magic" ー (CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM KUMAMOTO / KUMAMOTO)
"Museum of magic" ー (MIYAZAKI PREFECTURAL ART MUSEUM / MIYAZAKI)
"TOKUSHIMA LED ART FESTIVAL 2013" ー (Tokushima-Central park / TOKUSHIMA)
"Exhibition of Atelier OMOYA, Mixed-Next" ー (Plaza North / SAITAMA)
2012
"Museum of magic" ー (Takasaki Museum of Art / GUNMA)
"Exhibition of Atelier OMOYA, Light"ー (Yokohama College of Art and Design, Gallery YCAD / TOKYO)
"TOKUSHIMA LED ART FESTIVAL STEP" ー ( KOKUSAI building 2F / TOKUSHIMA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Matsuzakaya Museum / AICHI)
"Museum of magic" ー (Fukui Fine Arts Museum / FUKUI)
"Museum of magic" ー (Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art / CHIBA)
"Museum of magic" ー (TSURUOKA ART FORUM / YAMAGATA)
"TOKUSHIMA LED ART FESTIVAL HOP" ー (Tokushima-Central park / TOKUSHIMA)
"Museum of magic" ー (YUMEMINATO TOWER / TOTTORI)
2011
"Museum of magic" ー (MOA MUSEUM OF ART / SHIZUOKA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Ogaki city Suitopia Center Art Gallery / GIFU)
"TOKUSHIMA LED ART FESTIVAL, Another Otsukimi" ー (Tokushima-Central park / TOKUSHIMA)
"Museum of magic" ー (The Museum of Art, Kochi Civic Gallery / KOCHI)
"Museum of magic" ー (Takehara Museum / HIROSHIMA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Urasoe Art Museum / OKINAWA)
"Museum of magic" ー (Morioka Civic Caltural Hall, Exhibition Hall / IWATE)
「Designing Design _ Kenya Hara in China 2011 / WATER LOGO 09」
ー (Beijing, Center for the Arts / Beijing)
ー Atelier OMOYA + NIPPON DESIGN CENTER HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE
"TOKUSHIMA LED ART FESTIVAL, Another Moon Project_Shinmachi River" ー (Shinmachi River / TOKUSHIMA)
2010
"TOKYO FIBER '09 SENSEWARE / WATER LOGO 09"ー (Design Museum Holon / Islael)
ー Atelier OMOYA + NIPPON DESIGN CENTER HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE
"IT wall" ー (Fukutake Hall / The University of Tokyo)
2009
"TOKYO FIBER '09 SENSEWARE / WATER LOGO 09" ー (21_21 DESIGN SIGHT / TOKYO)
ー Atelier OMOYA + NIPPON DESIGN CENTER HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE
"Azamino "summer" Kid's Gallery 2009 / Playing with Shine" ー (Yokohama Civic Gallery Azamino / KANAGAWA)
「TOKYO FIBER '09 SENSEWARE / WATER LOGO 09」ー (La Triennale di Milano / Italy)
ー Atelier OMOYA + NIPPON DESIGN CENTER HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE
2008
"White, Kenya Hara / WATER LOGO 07" ー (Ginza Graphic Gallery / TOKYO)
ー Atelier OMOYA + NIPPON DESIGN CENTER HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE
"Digital Stadium / TV set design" ー (NHK)
2007
"The five senses × LIFE" (Living Design Center OZONE / TOKYO)
"TV program appearance, Hospitality music variety mucha-buri / produce shining boots" (TV TOKYO)
"TOKYO FIBER '07 SENSEWARE / WATER LOGO 07" ー (Palais de Tokyo / France)
ー Atelier OMOYA + NIPPON DESIGN CENTER HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE
"TOKYO FIBER '07 SENSEWARE / WATER LOGO 07" ー (Aoyama Spiral / TOKYO)
ー Atelier OMOYA + NIPPON DESIGN CENTER HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE
2006
"Art rink / The art produce of the ice rink" ー (YOKOHAMA Red Brick Warehouse / TOKOHAMA)
 
 
Prize, Support
 
2015
"DSA Design Award, Award for Excellence"
2013
"Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators 2013 (Agency for Cultural Affairs)"
2010
"Tokushima LED Art Festival 2010, the grand prize"
2008
"The 42th SDA AWARD, SDA First Prize, Minister's Prize, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry"
ー NIPPON DESIGN CENTER HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE + Atelier OMOYA
"Tokyo Midtown Award 2008 Art competition, the audience prize"
"JEANS FACTORY ART AWARD 2008, outstanding performance award"
2007
"10th Japan Media Arts Festval, Jury recomemmed work"
2006
"NHK digital Stadium Kazuhiko Hachiya selection, best selection"
"Exhibition Completion-works Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Prize"
2005
"The 6th Exhibition of the Institute of Environmental Art and Design, Hokuren Prize"
2002
"Gifu Light festival 14th an art object with lighting Gifu, the grand prize"
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