伽井丹彌 Kai Akemi  [ 人形譚 - Mith of Doll- ] 
 

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Born in Hokkaido, Japan.
1980- Studies a modern dance under MATSUMOTO Michiko in Obihiro (-2005).
1984- Provides dance performances under the theme of "Doll and Self".
1985 Starts doll-making.
1988- Has solo exhibitions in Tokyo, Kyoto, Sapporo and Obihiro.
1991 Opens KAI Akemi Creative Doll School.
1998 Submits to "Gather of Excellence" exhibition in New York.
1999 A piece of her doll work is selected to be part of the collection of
   Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art.
2000 "New Age of Tokachi III: KAI Akemi Exhibition"
   at Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art.
   Receives the Obihiro Civic Theater New Face Award.
2002 Receives the 11th Arts Encouraging Prize of Dogin Cultural Foundation.
   Dance performance "HOKORA" ("Small Shrine") as a related event of
   "The Tokachi International Contemporary Art Exhibition: DEMETER"in Obihiro.
2004 Participates in "Dolls of INNOCENCE: Ball Jointed Doll Art Exhibition"
   at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.
2005 Dance performance "KAI" ("Marionette")
   at the Lecture Hall of Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art Sapporo.
2009 Tokachi cultural group conference culture encouragement prize winning.
2012 "Rittairyoku" ("Solid force") at Sapporo Art Museum .

 


 
Solo exhibition
1988
"PSYCHE-NO-KEIHU" (“Lineage of Psyche”) at Gallery Shinokawa, Obihiro
1991
"KAI Akemi Doll Exhibition"at Art Gallery C'est Rare, Tokyo
"KAI Akemi Doll Exhibition"at Mukashi-ningyo AOYAMA/K1, Kyoto
1992
"KAI Akemi Doll Exhibition" at Kachimai Salon, Obihiro
1994
"KAI Akemi Doll Exhibition" at Gallery Eureka, Sapporo
"IMAGE-NO-HAKO" (“Box of Images”) at Kohbundo Gallery, Obihiro
1996
"NINGYOTAN: Myth of Doll" at LA CAMERA, Tokyo
1997
"NINGYOTAN: Myth of Doll" (the 3rd exhibition for “K1-doll” opening commemoration) at AOYAMA/K1, Kyoto
1998
"NINGYOTAN: Myth of Doll" at Rokkatei Gallery, Obihiro
1999
"NINGYOTAN: Myth of Doll" at TEMPORARY SPACE, Sapporo
2000
"New Age of Tokachi III: KAI Akemi Exhibition” at Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art, Obihiro
2004
2005
"KAI Akemi Doll Exhibition" at TEMPORARY SPACE, Sapporo
"KAI Akemi Stage record exhibition”at FLOWMOTION,Obihiro
2006
"KAI Akemi exhibition”at Kohbundo Gallery, Obihiro
2011
"KAI Akemi exhibition”at Sinsyoukaku of Manabe garden.Obihiro
 
"KAI Akemi exhibition”at Monma Gallery.Sapporo
2013
"KAI Akemi exhibition”at Sellers Market.Obihiro
2015 "KAI Akemi exhibition”at MiuraJiro Gallery .Tokyo


Group exhibition
1992
1993
Exhibition of Hokkaido Craftswomen’s Forum "ICHI-NO-KAI" at Obihiro Fujimaru Culture Hall, Obihiro
1994
1995
1997
Commemoration exhibition for 10th Art Grand Prize of Kohbundo Art Gallery, Obihiro
1998
Gather of Excellence exhibition in New York
The 6th exhibition of KAI Akemi Creative Doll School at Obihiro Fujimaru Culture Hall, Obihiro
1999
Gather of Excellence exhibition in New York
“Mekas and his friends: A small international exhibition” at YACHIYO, Obihiro
2000
Exhibition of Hokkaido Craftswomen’s Forum "ICHI-NO-KAI" at Obihiro Fijimaru Culture Hall, Obihiro
2001
Collaboration with YAMADA Isao "Fragments of June Dream" at LA CAMERA, Tokyo
 
“Shikaoi-cho Window Art Exhibition” in Shikaoi
 
Collaboration with SHUTO Mikio for his photograph exhibition “Doll and Vigeoneel" at LA CAMERA, Tokyo
2002
2003
"new year K1-doll exhibition" at Mukashi-ningyo AOYAMA/K1, Kyoto
“The 3rd Shikaoi-cho Window Art Exhibition” in Shikaoi
Art exhibition “YUME-NO-HAKONIWA” ("Miniature Garden in Dreams”) at Kavc Gallery of Kobe Art Village Center, Kobe
2004
"Dolls of INNOCENCE: Ball Jointed Doll Art Exhibition"at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
The 10th exhibition of KAI Akemi Creative Doll School at Obihiro Fujimaru Culture Hall, Obihiro
2006
The 11th exhibition of KAI Akemi Creative Doll School at Obihiro library exhibition corner, Obihiro
Obihiro Contemporary Art party "Medical treatment and art" at Obihiro library exhibition corner, Obihiro
2007
"Doll symphony in Kyoto" at Kyoto
2008
The 12th exhibition of KAI Akemi Creative Doll School at Obihiro library exhibition corner, Obihiro
“Flower and environment and art scene 2008” at Shitiku garden.Obihiro
“Frontier Present of The east Hokkaido art”at Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art, Obihiro
2009
Obihiro citizens gallery opening special exhibition The second stage. at Obihiro citizens gallery
"Art camp art story love" at Obihiro citizens gallery
Ten days of genuine Sinsyoukaku" at Sinsyoukaku of Manabe garden.Obihiro
"Hitogata exhibition" at Maruzen gallery. Tokyo
2010
The 13th exhibition of KAI Akemi Creative Doll School at Obihiro library exhibition corner, Obihiro
 
The 29th Obihiro citizens art festival. at Obihiro Tokachi plaza gallery
 
Intersecting aspect or departure Vol.4 at Continental gallery.Sapporo
2011
"Alchemist's dream world" at parabolica-bis.Tokyo
 
The 30th Obihiro citizens art festival. at Obihiro citizens gallery
 
"JR tower art planets 2011" at JR tower planis holl.Sapporo
2013
The 14th exhibition of KAI Akemi Creative Doll School at FLOWMOTION, Obihiro
  "The art the museum" at Sapporo Siryokan,Sapporo
  "Harukayama Art fortress2013" at Harukayama,Otaru
  "Harukayama Satellite" at Sapporo Sculpture Museum,Sapporo
  "Hakuyoh Alumni Art Exhibition"at Obihiro citizens gallery
2014
"The art the museum" at Sapporo Siryokan,Sapporo
  "Bouhuurun Art" at Aikoku,Obihiro
  "Bouhuurun Art Exhibition"at Obihiro citizens gallery
  "Obihiro Contemporary Art 2014"at Obihiro citizens gallery
 
"Far East Contemporary Art " at .Rubesibe
2015 "Our Art Working 2015" at Uptown Art Center,Chicago
  "TokachiGohai" at Retara gallery,Sapporo
 

"Obihiro Contemporary 2015 Minus Art" at Minoya,Obihiro

 

"Friendly Tokachi" at KandaNisyo Museum,Sikaoi

  "Harukayama Art fortress2015" at Harukayama,Otaru
 

"Borderless Art" at Fisshāmanzuwāfu,Kusiro

2016 "FACES and HEADS 2016" at MiuraJiro Gallery .Tokyo
  "Present of puppet photograph" at Angel Dolls,Tokyo
 
"Culture Prize History Prize Winners Exhibition"at Obihiro citizens gallery
  "Art OSAKA 2016" at Hotel Granvia Osaka #6301,Osaka
  "Our Art Working 2016" at Uptown Art Center,Chicago
 

"The Madison-Obihiro Sister Cities Art Exhibition" at CommonWealthGallery,Madison

  "Obihiro Contemporary Art 2016 HITO " at Obihiro forest

 


 

Dance performance
 
1984
“ASA-NO-KAMI-NO-TOIKI” (“Sighs of Linen Hair”) in the 25th Michiko Matsumoto modern dance performance at Obihiro Citizens' Culture Hall, Obihiro
1985
“KEYOU” (“Pupation”) at OBIHIRO SENTAKUSEN, Obihiro
1986
“MAYONAKA-NO-AME” (“Midnight Rain“) in New Face and Junior Modern Dance Festival at Obihiro Citizens' Culture Hall, Obihiro
1987
“KONTON-NO-UMI-KARA-MEZAMERU” (“Awake from Chaotic Sea“) in the 28th Michiko Matsumoto modern dance performance at Obihiro Citizens' Culture Hall, Obihiro
1992
“KAGAMI-NO-NAKA-NO-JYUNIN” (“ Inhabitants in the Mirror”) in the 32nd Michiko Matsumoto modern dance performance at Obihiro Citizens' Culture Hall, Obihiro
1993
“KAGAMI-NO-NAKA-NO-JYUNIN (Part II)” (“ Inhabitants in the Mirror, Part 2”) in the 33rd Michiko Matsumoto modern dance performance at Obihiro Citizens' Culture Hall, Obihiro
“Angelic Transmutation” in the 637th performance stage work 1993 “KATACHI KATARI” at Obihiro Citizens' Culture Hall, Obihiro
1994
“KAGAMI-NO-NAKA-NO-JYUNIN –YOI–” (“Inhabitants in the Mirror –Evening–”) in All Hokkaido Modern Dance Festival In Obihiro” at Obihiro Citizens' Culture Hall, Obihiro
1995
“KAGAMI-NO-NAKA-NO-JYUNIN (Part III)” (“Inhabitants in the Mirror, Part 3”) in the 34th Michiko Matsumoto modern dance performance at Obihiro Citizens' Culture Hall, Obihiro
1997
“MATURU” ("Enshrining –Those Arising and Falling–") in OBIHIRO-NO-MORI Art Camp '97, Obihiro
1998
Screen-image performance “NAGAREYUKUMONO” ("Those Flowing Away”) in TOKACHI-NO-KAWA RYUBOKU Art Camp '98 at Hokkaido Hotel, Obihiro
2000
Art performance "NINGYO-YUGI" ("Doll Play") at Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art, Obihiro
2002
"HOKORA" ("Small Shrine") in "The Tokachi International Contemporary Art Exhibition: DEMETER" in Obihiro
2005
“Le Miroir” at TEMPORARY SPACE, Sapporo
"KAI" ("Marionette")at the Lecture Hall of Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo
2006
"KAIRAI" ("Marionette") at Kohbundo Gallery, Obihiro
"MEGURU" at MODORIGAOKA park,Obihiro
2007
Hokkaido Obihiro Museum "Art week" Art performance"TAYUYAU" at Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art, Obihiro
2008
Flower and environment and art scene 2008 Art performance"HIGAN" at MANABE garden,Obihiro
2009
Ten days of genuine Sinsyoukaku Art performance"KAGEROHU"at Manabe garden,Obihiro
2010
Art performance"KAIRAI" at Continental gallery.Sapporo
2011
Art performance"KE+HA+I" at Manabe garden,Obihiro
  Art performance"AWAI" at Monma gallery.Sapporo
  Art performance"closing performance" at Monma gallery.Sapporo
2012
Art performance"SOSEI" at Sapporo Art Museum
  Closing performance"GENEI" at Kushiro Art Museum
2014
Art performance"HI-KAGAMI"at Obihiro citizens gallery
2015 Art performance"KaiRai"at Miurajiro gallery,Tokyo

 


Others
1987
Accepted at the 3rd "NINGYO-TACHI" Exhibition ("Dolls" Exhibition)
1994
Receives the Art Award of the 7th Kobundo Art Grand Prize
1998
Appearance of her doll in YAMAZAKI Mikio's film "Like Heavenly Edge"
1999
A piece of her doll work appears in cover of specialized journal " Dolls" published in USA
A piece of her doll work is selected to be part of the collection of Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art
2000
Receives the Obihiro Civic Theater New Face Award
2002
Receives the 11th Arts Encouraging Prize of Dogin Cultural Foundation
Makes masks for YAMADA Isao's film "JYOHATSU-TABI-NIKKI" ("Logbook of Disappearance")
2004
Makes masks for SUZUKI Seijyun's film "OPERETTA TANUKIGOTEN"
(International Title: "PRINCESS RACCOON")
2007
Site of transformed 〈 NINGYOUTAN 〉= creation. at Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art, Obihiro
2009
Tokachi cultural group conference culture encouragement prize winning.