Yumi Watanabe

Yumi Watanabe, who comes from Kagoshima, Japan, but lives in Dusseldorf, Germany.

She preserved her episodes from the memory of life through images, bringing them together to another new, eternal time and space.

Born in Kagoshima, Japan / 1980.

Live and work in Düsseldorf, Germany & Vienna, Austria.


Professional Formation:

2007 –2016 Art Department at Düsseldorf Japanese International school

2005-2007 Photography Department at Tama University of Art Media Center

 2001-2005 Tama University of Art

 Solo Exhibition:

2019 If the world has changed enough, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14 (Vienna, Austria) 

2019 Al amor contra una esquina, Deslave (Tijuana,Mexico)

2018 I see you, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna, Austria

2017 Afterimage of LOVE, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14 ,Vienna, Austria

2014 My Distance to You, CHC, San Diego, USA

2012 ANALOG IM DIALOG, DRK, Düsseldorf, Germany

2006 No Life, Gallery Kuu, Tokyo, Japan

2005 Yumi Watanabe-Solo Exhibition, Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan

2003 ABUKU, Gallery Conceal, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibition / Art Fair:

2019 P/CAS Paris Contemprain Art Show, V&E ART, Paris, France

2019 Widerschein, 9k-galerie  (Willich, Germany)

2019  Art Future,Taipei,Taiwan

2018  Fotofever, Paris, France

2018  Photo Independent , Los Angeles, CA, US

2018 Wander Map 2018, Kagoshima, Japan

 2017 Static Scope, Akibatamabi 21/Art Chiyoda 3331, Tokyo, Japan

2017 Swab Art fair , Barcelona, Spain

2014 Ausstellung 11 Japanische Künstler, Landtags Nordrhein-Westfalen , Düsseldorf, Germany

2013 Teotitlan Medicine Tree, Taller 8, Oaxaca, Mexico

 2013 Connecting Traces of Memory, Dortmund Depot, Dortmund, Germany

 2010 Wander Map, Kagoshima, Japan