Biography

Biography

Mayumi Okabayashi
1995Graduates Kyoto Seika University (Faculty of art), Japan
2004master student, Graduates Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
2006lives and works in Berlin

Solo/Double Exhibitions (Selected)
2018Bubble Shadows, Machkado Gallery, Kochi, Japan
spiral sensibility, Minnano Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Treibende Wirklichkeiten, Gallery in Stammelbach-Speicher, Hildesheim, Germany
shifted opposition, Galleri Gotland, Sweden
2017trace of, Ferme Asile, Sion, Switzerland
Formentanz (double exhibition with Marion Menzel), Kunstraum neuruppin, Neuruppin, Germany
2016Inneres und Äußeres, Kunstverein Eislingen, Eislingen, Germany
Utakata, Sezon art gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2015memory of planktons, Humboldt-Library, Berlin
2014Röst, Skansen, Gotland, Sweden
2013der wurzel aeste, Galerie Vero Linzmeier, Berlin
2012innere empfindungen ~ pukupuku, Japanese - German Center Berlin, Berlin
2010overflow, Galerie Vero Linzmeier, Berlin
2002Unter der Linde, Leverkusen, Germany

Group Exhibitions (Selected)
20188. Drawing Biennale , Kunstverein Eislingen, Eislingen, Germany
2017Le grand Festin - Bandjoun Station , Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Vienna , Austria
Art festival Europe - Japan, Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin, Tokyo Metropolotan Theatre 5F Gallery, Japan
3 Tage Kunst , Kommunale Galerie Berlin
2016A4, Tennoz Central Tower, Tokyo
dimensions of existence, PIAR2, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2015Forum, Burg Vischering, Lüdinghausen, Germany
Huckepack ins Zentrum, Art Room “Auf Zeit”, Berlin
Une nouvelle génération d’artistes japonais, ITEM éditions, Gallery BOA, Paris, France
unbekannte Wesen, „Super bien!“ Greenhaus project, Berlin
Wegepunkte, International Club at the Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
2014Kunstdetektor, Charlottenburg, Berlin
The collective of Japanese Emerging Artists, Law firm von Zanthier&Schulz, Berlin
2013sub/kutan, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin
2012Heimatspuren, Alte Feuerwache (Cultural Office Friedrichshain - Kreuzberg) , Berlin
2011ETANENO, Museum of Modern Art, Freiburg, Germany 
The Lounge, Dandans Exhibition Nr.7, Bulgari Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2010Hagita / Take-uchi / Okabayashi, Haus der Modernen Kunst in Staufen - Grunern, Germany
Cities in flux, Whiteconcepts Gallery, Berlin
Dandans at No Mans Land, The Embassy of France in Japan, Tokyo, Japan
We are the islands, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin
2009Animamix Biennial, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China 
Space Matrix - Invention of Spaces 1, Whiteconcepts Gallery, Berlin
ZENSORS Performance Jam, Bencab Museum, Baguio, Philippines
International Drawing Exhibition, Seoul Arts Center, Korea
2008Aquamediale 4, Hafen 1, Lübben, Germany
Concert in the Domain - video collaboration with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australia
2007Between Places, Academy of Arts, Berlin
Heilig 1, Gloriahalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
200559th. Bergische Kunstausstellung,
--Part1: Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany
--Part2: Municipal Gallery, Remscheid, Germany
Große Kunst Ausstellung NRW, Messe Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
2001Junge Künstler der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Municipal Gallery Kaarst, Germany

Prizes and Scholarships
2017Artist in Residence at the Ferme-Asile, Sion, Switzerland
2016Artist in Residence in Kunstnarhuset Messen, Norway
2015PIAR 2, Artist in Residence, fellowship in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2007/2010Etaneno Museum in the Bush: Forum for New Art - fellowship in Namibia
2006Young Academy Grant, Academy of Arts, Berlin, Germany
2005Audience Award, 59th. Bergische Kunstausstellung Museum Baden, Germany
2000Travel Grant, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany