Kyoco Taniyama is a Tokyo-based artist from Aichi, Japan. Her solo exhibitions include I’m here.ここにいるよ。, Swimming Pool for Takamatsu Citizens, ART SETOUCHI, Japan (2012); lat/Long project, Tokyo (2012); Echo, void+, Japan (2006). Tanyiama’s group exhibitions include HOTELPUPIK Symposium 11, Hotelpupik Residency, Austria (2011); Setouchi International Triennale, Ogi Island Takanatsu City, Japan (2010); Dazziling, Garando, University Art Museum, Tokyo University of Art (2010).

Taniyama has been awarded the HOTELPUPIK Residency (2011), and her publications include Setouchi Art Triennale Catalog (2012) and Echigo Tsumari Triennale Catalog (2009). She received her MA from Musashino Art University.

During her ACC Fellowship at Governors Island, Taniyama will be developing an installation.

About the ACC Fellowship at LMCC
The Asian Cultural Council is the only organization in the world whose sole mission is to support cultural exchange between the United States and Asia and within the countries of Asia. ACC awards grants and fellowships for research and creative projects across a wide spectrum of the performing and visual arts, and across both traditional and contemporary concentrations. LMCC’s new partnership with ACC offers support to Asian individuals in the visual and performing arts seeking to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, and pursue creative activity in New York City.

Image credit: courtesy of the artist