Yuko Mohri is a Tokyo-born artist born in Kanagawa, Japan. Her work is focused on creating installations that convey intangible energies such as magnetism, gravity, light, and temperature. Her work also includes using assemblages of reconfigured everyday items, junk, and machine parts collected in cities around the world. The arrangement of these kinetic objects is tailored to their display environment, creating singular spaces imbued with both humor and tension. Her solo exhibitions include Ribbon/Reborn, Musashino City Place, Tokyo, Japan (2013) and Circus, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo, Japan (2012). Her group exhibitions include Unseen Existence, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong (2014), the Yokohama Triennale 2014, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan (2014) and the Sapporo International Art Festival 2014, Seika-Tei and Chikaho, Sapporo, Japan (2014).
She is the recipient of the Grow Up Artist Project (2014), the Asahi Art Square grant (2014) and the Bacon Prize, Art Fair Tokyo (2014). Mohri received a B.F.A. from Tama Art University (2004) and an M.F.A. from the Tokyo University of the Arts (2006).
Yuko Mohri is a participant in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Process Space program. Mohri’s participation in Process Space is made possible thanks to the Asian Cultural Council.
Featured Image Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist