I make a work by stacking knots. This technique is the same with making fishing net.
The work "Hikari no Taki (tentative title)" produced this year and the works from the time when this technique was encountered will be exhibited side by side. We would appreciate it if you could take a look.
Kyoko Nitta website : natta-knotter.com
1993 Kyoto city University of Arts (M.A.), Japan
1991~1992 Study at Guizhou Institute of Nationalities, Guizhou Province, China
1990 Kyoto city University of Arts (B.A.), Japan
2003 “Threads and Fabrics”, the Museum of Modern Art, Gunma Japan
2004 “Through the surface”collaborating textile artists from Britain and Japan, Hove Museum and Art Gallery,Hove UK,Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA Norwich UK, Bankfield Museum, Halifax UK, Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham UK
2005 “Through the surface” The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto Japan
2009 “Memory of Cloth / Time of Thread“Japan-China Textile Art Exchange Exhibition, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto
2015 Netting-needles and other folk tools in Iwaki＋Nitta Kyoko’s art works Iwaki City Museum of Folklore and Traditional Housing, Fukushima and Toba Sea-Folk Museum, Mie
2016 “The Box Projedct: Uncommon Threads“ Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
2017 “The Box Projedct: Uncommon Threads“ Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin and The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum, WashingtonDC, USA