Nobuko Tsuchiya (b. 1972, Yokohama, Japan) lives and works in Japan. Nobuko studied art at the Accademia di Belle Arte in Florence and Goldsmiths, University of London. She is known for making sculptures out of found scraps of household objects such as antennae, rags, plastic tubing, and an old pair of shoes. Her works have been shown at the Saatchi Gallery (London), the Venice Biennale, the Busan Biennale, and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Turin), and La Maison Rouge (Paris).
Recent exhibitions include 30 Ways to Go to the Moon, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, 2018, Cactus Triple-Meter Cave, Soko Komagome, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, 2017 and Performance: Parking fish project – Vol. Tora-san, Benito Juarez Market, Mexico, 2017.
Nobuko will be in conversation with Principle Keeper at Leeds Art Gallery Sarah Brown, introduced by Godfrey Worsdale, Director of the Henry Moore Foundation.
Nabuko will be in residence at Leeds Art Gallery for a month prior to Yorkshire Sculpture International with resulting new works showcased at the gallery throughout the festival.
About Yorkshire Sculpture International
This first Yorkshire Sculpture International builds upon Yorkshire’s rich history as the birthplace of pioneering sculptors, including Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, and as the home of this unique consortium of galleries and celebrated sculpture collections. The festival will feature exhibitions and events inside the galleries at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield and Yorkshire Sculpture Park and major new outdoor sculpture commissions in unexpected places across Leeds and Wakefield.
About The INSIDE/OUT Lecture Series
The INSIDE/OUT series offers historical, theoretical and critical analyses of the art, architecture and design. Organised by Professor Simon Morris from the School of Art, Architecture & Design, the series offers a platform for internationally recognised practitioners to come and talk about their practice. All events are open to all.