Curriculeum Vitea of Keiko Sato:
Solo Exhibitions
Group Exhibitions


1957 born in Iwaki-city in Japan
1979-1989 work in Fukushima University Hospital as a midwife
1989-1993 study at Goldsmith's College, Fine Art in London
1993-1995 study at Jan van Eyck Academie, Fine Art in Maastricht
lives in Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Keiko Sato
Machinery of me
Arnhem, The Netherlands

2018 Keiko Sato
Club Solo
Breda, The Netherlands

2017 99+1 (The project of making a book for 99 artworks of Nijmegen artists and the writer, Nico Huijbregts)
Museum het Valkhof Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Waiting for a cup of tea
Stichting Shofukan (Japans Tuin)
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

keiko Sato, Reworking
Annie Gentils Gallery
Antwerp, Bergium

2010 Keiko Sato, Synchronicity (Gelders Balcony 10)
The Arnhem Museum of Modern Art
Arnhem, The Netherlands

2009 Galerie de Expeditie (November)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008 Tabularium 4, 'Memento'
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Project studio in Berlin, organized by Fonds bkvb (April-June)
Open studio (May)
Berlin, Germany

2004 Installation (Project of the Rijksgebouwendienst)
Ministerie van SZW, Den Haag, The Netherlands

Keiko Sato, Installation
Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Keiko Sato, Installation
De Gele Rijder (Euregio Art Price 2002)
Arnhem, The Netherlands

Keiko Sato, Installation
Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

Keiko Sato, Installation
Galerie De Expeditie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Keiko Sato, Installation
Galerie De Expeditie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1998 Architectural Installation PBNA
Project with Berenbroek Architectonische Vormgeving Royal PBNA, Arnhem, The Netherlands

1997 Keiko Sato, Installation
Beam, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Maal tijd, Installation
Ultima Thule, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Keiko Sato, Installation
Galerie De Expeditie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1996 Keiko Sato, Installation
Raum Aktueller Kunst, Vienna, Austria

Keiko Sato, Installation
Lokaal 01, Breda, The Netherlands

Mum's Tattoo, Installation
SI EN LA, Antwerpen, Belgium

1993 Invisible Thread, Stage Design
Place Theatre, London, UK

Group Exhibitions

Willem Twee

2021 Suffering Matters (Besiendershuis)
Stevenskerk Nijmegen
Nijmegen, Netherlands

2020 DEVA-LOOS (Het Wilde Oog)
Rietveldpaviljoen De Zonnehof
Amersfoort, Netherlands

2019 Heimatgefühle/Feelings of home
ag friedhofmuseum berlin e.V.
Berlin, Germany

2017 Corrie & Joseph: The project of 'Het Wilde Oog'
1) Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands; March-June
2) Lioyd Hotel, Amsterdam; July

2017 Ourselves and as it is
Galerie De Nieuwe Gang (nonprofit)
Beuningen, The Netherlands

2016 Our world, our dignity, our future, Open studio
IFAACross-cultural artists in residency exchange platform
Cité Internationale des Arts
Paris, France

2016 La Medina: Traditions, Transmissions and Comtenprary Society
(Off Dakar Biennale)
Daker, Senegal

2016 Made in Japan
Cultuurcentrum Strombeek Grimbergen
Grimbergen, Belgie

2016 Intergalactic Dust
Annie Gentils Gallery
Antwerp, Belgium

2015 ART and SOIL
Ex-recycling company
Ihlienworth, Germany

2015 IFAA project
The world climate summit 2015
La Galerie COP21
Paris, France

2015 Residency program (December 2015- February 2016)
Cité internationale des arts
Paris, France

2014 Gelderland Biënnale
Galerie Bard
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

2014 Yango Biënnale
MACM Museum
Kinshasa, Congo

2013 Hope Step Japan
"Two years since the disater"
Talk with Nishiko and work presentation
Mediamatic Fabriek
Amsterdam, the Nederlands

2013 Once More
Lokaal 01
Breda, the Nederlands

2013 Top Floor
Dordrecht, the Nederlands

2013 IFAA 2013
The Future Begins Now!
Putting our world first for a sustainable future
Valkhof Museum (ijs kelder)
Nijmegen, the Nederlands

Did you visit this part of P.A.R.K.
Stichting Zet
Amsterdam (Amstel Park)
The Netherlands

2012 SALVO
Annie Gentils Gallery
Antwerp, Belgium

Madelon Hooykaas, Keiko Sato
SieboldHuis, Japanmuseum
Leiden, The Netherlands

2012 Communication, Exchange, Dialogue & Art
2012 IFAA Art Platform Louvain-la-Neuve
Different locations
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Shadow Performers, -Prologue- (December)
Galerie de Expeditie
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
(organisator en Kunstenaar)

De Vishal
Haarlem, The netherlands

Appetite for Destruction
Den Haag, The netherlands

Extra City
Antwerp, Bergium

2010 Lecture and Performance
Extrapool, Abbe Museum
Nijmegen, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2009 Jeugdezonde
LLS 387
Antwerp, Belgium, Hedah
Maastricht, The Netherlands

2009 Arianne Olthaar and Keiko Sato
Galerie West
Den Haag, The Netherlands

2009 B-Sides and Rarities
Lokaal 01
Breda, The Netherlands

2009 Art, Migration and I dentity (IFAA project 08)
Oude Kerk
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2009 Everyday life, another space (December Ð January)
Art complex (collaborations with another form of art)
Kanagawa Prefectual Gallery
Yokohama, Japan

2008 Dichter op de huid
Fort Asperen
Acqoy, The Netherlands

2008 IFAA project
(3 months project of the collaboration with Netherlands and African artists)
Contemporary Art Museum in Arnhem, African Museum, CBK
Arnhem and Nijmegen, The Netherlands

2007 Vanaf nu!
LLS 387
Antwerp, Belgium

2007 Art Rotterdam (Galerie de Expeditie)

plankjes, tak, Installation
Supermedium (gerlach en koop)
Den Haag, The Netherlands

2006 Marco Bohr and Keiko Sato, Installations
The Japan Foundation
Cologne, Germany

Keiko Sato, Installation, 'January,' 3m x 4.5m.
Museum het Valkhof
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Achterland en Achterdocht
Lokaal 01, Antwerpen, Belgium

2003 Wild Life, Installation
Garden van Markus Ambach (Artist), Neuss, Germany

Alhambra, "Home", Installation
Museum Het Valkhof (The project of Colourful City Circus), Nijmegen, The Netherlands

August - December
Lacinca project, Video work, wand work, installation en web site. Edited three interviews en made two books.
De Veemvloer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2002 Ökonomien Der Zeit, Installation
Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany

Different States, Installation
Spacex Gallery, Exeter, England

Euregio Kunstpreis (price winners), Installation
ArTolle.V., Kleef, Germany

2001 Gelderland Bienalle, Installation
Het Valkhofmuseum, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Prodigal Prodigy, Installation
White Box, NY, U.S.A.

2000 Keiko Sato - Els Vanden Meersch, Installation
Provinciaal Centrum voor Beeldende Kunsten - Begijnhof, Hasselt, Belgium

Because a fire was in my head, Installation
South London Gallery, London, U.K.

Everything needs time, Installation
Honiton Festival, (St. Michael Church, Spacex Gallery), Honiton, Exeter, UK

Continental Shift (Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium), Installation
Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

Hotel, Photo Installation
C.B.K.N, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

1999 Smooth Space, Installation
Vlaams Cultureel Centrum de Brakke Grond,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

real time @ Zoerzel '99, Installation
Zoerzel(Park), Belgium

Keiko Sato - Per Wizen, Installation
De kabinetten van de Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands

1998 The kindness of stranger, Installation
W 139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Nexus, Part of Europian Month of Culture, Installation
Nexus institut fur Kunst, Linz, Austria

Power Up, Installation
Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Multiplicity, Installation
W 139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

De droom van fontein, Installation
De kabinetten van de Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Re:Zero=0, Installation
Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1997 Tussen de Mazen, Installation
Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Booster Up Dutch Courage, Installation
Los Angels, U.S.A.

1996 Zero Time, installation
24 Nun Street, Newcastle-Upon Tyne, UK

Mona Hatoum and keiko Sato, Craig Bell, Werner Feiersinger

De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1995 Quarters, Installation
Oude Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Wrong Sun, Installation
W 139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


'Whispering' Fukushima: Keiko Sato
IFAA Art Platform

The book, "how to tell a story of my father": Keiko Sato
Publisher Jap Sam Books
Designer montse hernández i sala bno


Shadow Performers

the website of shadow performers
The website of Shadow Performers