PhD Fine Art (scholarship), University of Brighton, following the programme of study with the University for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester. Supervised by Professor Paul Butler and Dr Alex Coles. Examined by Professor Timon Screech (SOAS, University of London), Joanna Lowry (University of Brighton) and Jonathan Miles (Royal College of Art).
MA Social Anthropology, SOAS, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
BA (Hon. Dist.) Studio Art (Painting), Richmond, The American International University in London
BA (Hon.) Social Sciences (Anthropology/Sociology), Richmond, TheAmerican International University in London
Currently he is Senior Lecturer at BA Fine Art, Southampton Solent University and is Associate Lecturer at Foundation Fine Art, Central Saint Martin's College of Arts and Design, University of the Arts London.
(forthcoming) Dust Breathing in Playback, London
The Moon Museum of Dust, Copenhagen
Territories, Bromly By Bow Centre, London
"... and after", The Constantine Gallery, University of Teesside with Lesley Hicks
Meat, The Concourse Gallery, Byam Shaw School of Art, London
Plein Air Mark Rothko 2010, the Daugavpils Municipal Museum, Daugavpils, Latvia.
Atsuhide Ito, Galería Saro León, Spain.
Artworks Open 2010,
Salon 09, Matt Roberts Gallery, London.
Pas de Deux, Richmond, The American International University in London, England.
Separate Landschaft, Deutscher-Japanischer Wirtschaftkreis (DJW), Düsseldorf, Germany.
Separate Landschaft, Solo Exhibition in collaboration with Deutscher-Japanische Wirtschaftkreis, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.
Separate Landscape, James Hockey Gallery, Farnham, Surrey, England.
Minus One, collaboration with musicians David Sylvian, Yuka Fujii and 30 international artists, disused Aldwych Underground Station, London, England.
Pocko, Magma, London, England.
Pocko, Rocket Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Into the Light, collaboration with Adam Lowe, Royal Photographic Society, Bath, England.
Floating Islands, collaboration with Noriko Tanaka, Cable Street Gallery, London, England.
The Gallery of the Future, Loughborough University, Leicester, England.
Ways of Seeing, a group exhibition with Mitsuru Tokutomi and Yuko Okui, Kulturforum,Willich, Germany.
Finalists, Logos Art Gallery, London, England.
(E)x-body, Beach Road Studio, Sydney, Australia.
A Value – Distance, Group exhibition of Japanese and Australian artists, Shizuoka Prefecture Museum, Shizuoka, Japan.
Plastic Boundary, Solo Exhibition, Nissenren Gallery, Shizuoka, Japan.
When a Shaman Dreams of a Cyborg, Alternative Arts, London, England.
Absolute Vodka, Royal College of Art, London.
Minus One exhibition at Aldwych Underground Station, London.
Public Art Commission
Fourteen paintings commissioned by South & East Belfast Health & Social Services Trust.
Anthropological research on the formation of Australian identities prior to Sydney Olympic,commissioned by the department of Design and Performance Art at the University of Western Sydney, Nepean, Australia. The research was a collaborative work with Laurens Tan and Barbara Knorpp
The Arches Centre, South and East Belfast Trust, Belfast
University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, England
Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia
Printmaker at Permaprint, London, specialised in rare printing process, pigment transfer process.
"The Promise of Painting: Spectres of the Baroque in Contemporary Painting", in Journal of Visual Arts Practice, Intellect, 2013
Dear Thank You Yours Sincerely. London: Pocko Editions, 2001.
"British Art Scene 1990-2000" in Shizuoka no Bunka Vol. 61. Shizuoka: Shizuoka Bunka Zaidan, 2000
"Body Building Martians" in A-Value Meets Distance: A-Value VIII 1995. Shizuoka: A-Value, 1995.
"Uncertainty, Image of the Body and the Notion of Embodiment" in Omnipresent Waves: A-Value VI 1993/1994. Shizuoka: A-Value, 1994.
Integrated Arts Project: The Branbury Centre – Health and Care for South Belfast. Belfast: South & East Belfast Health & Social Services Trust.
A-Value Meets Distance: A-Value VIII 1995. Shizuoka: A-Value.
"The Promise of Painting: Spectres of the Baroque in Contemporary Painting" as a part of Tableau Project, Tate Modern.
"The Promise of Painting: Spectres of the Baroque in Contemporary Painting" at Paint Club, Central St Martin’s College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London.
"The Ghost of Kasane and the Demand of Justice", Justice in Comparative Perspective at LSE, London School of Economics, University of London.
"Ethnography of The Tokaido" at Japan Research Forum, at Birkbeck and SOAS, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Floating Islands, Cable Street Gallery, London, England.
Double Suicide, Richmond, The American International University in London,Kensington.
A god meets a dog, Richmond, The American International University in London, Richmond.
Bottomless, Prospera Language Institute, Japan.
Interview at Resonance FM, London, England.
Interview at ABC Radio, Sydney, Australia.
Dust: Between Matter and the Spectral at Human Hotel, Copenhagen
International Plein Air Mark Rothko 2010, Daugavpils, Latvia