Azorean Spectrum Range by AKane Moriyama

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Author/Artist
Akane Moriyama
Materials
Nylon, Stainless steel wire, Steel Dimensions.- variable
Venue
Arquipélago, Contemporary Art Center at São Miguel, Azores, Portugal
Organized by
Walk&Talk 2017
Dates
Installation time.- July 2017

Akane Moriyama

Akane Moriyama (born 1983/Japan) is a designer/artist based in Stockholm. With her background of studying both architecture at Kyoto Institute of Technology in Japan and textile design at Konstfack University Collage of Arts, Crafts and Design in Sweden, Moriyama has been working with textile for architecture and art projects. Since her first commission by architect Hideyuki Nakayama “A Curtain for “House O” in 2009, Moriyama has been creating textile for architecture projects in collaboration with various international architects. Also she has commissioned by museums and galleries such as Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art in Copenhagen, Gallery Another Space, and Palazzo Bembo as a part of Architecture Venice Biennale 2014. Recently she has completed a large-scale art installation Cubic Prism at courtyard of Goldsmith hall in University of Texas at Austin as a winner of CURTAINS competition organized at Center for American Architecture and Design. She has been teaching as a guest teacher in School of Architecture at Lund University since 2011 as well as made lectures in different universities such as The Swedish School of Textiles /University of Borås and Kyoto Institute of University.

Education
2008-2010.- Konstfack/University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Sweden MFA Textile Design
2006-2008.- Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan MA Architecture
2002-2006.- Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan BA Architecture

Experience
2013-2014.- KU project, Konstfack/University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Sweden. Guest Researcher
2011.- School of Architecture LTH, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. Guest teacher
2010.- Studio Akane Moriyama, Stockholm, Swede. Founder

Awards
2015.- Kulturstipendium 2015, City of Stockholm
2013.- Finalist, Curtains competition,Center for American Architecture and Design
2012.- SDA Award, Second prize, Japan Sign Design Association
2008.- Miyamoto Katsuaki Award ,Tokyo Kenchiku Collection

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