Takashi Horisaki is a Manhattan-based artist born in Tokyo, Japan. Horisaki’s practice is a sculptural exploration of the histories recorded in the surfaces of objects, people, and architectures in which he designs performative systems and object-making processes that become metaphors for the effects of time on our bodies and our environments.
Horisaki’s solo exhibitions include Social Dress St. Louis at the Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO (2012). His group exhibitions include Prospect.1 Biennial in New Orleans, LA (2008); In Practice: You never look at me from the place from which I see you, Sculpture Center, New York, NY (2012); This Case of Conscience: Spiritual Flushing and the Remonstrance,Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (2008); and The 21st Century, the Feminine Century, and The Century of Diversity and Hope Incheon Women Artists Biennale, Incheon, South Korea, (2009). Horisaki’s public art projects include Social Dress New Orleans “ 730 days after” at Socrates Sculpture Park, NY (2008).
Horisaki’s awards include Sessions, Recess, New York, NY (2014), New Works Residency, Harvestworks, New York, NY (2013); AIRspace Residency, Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, NY (2012); Urban Research Project Residency, Seoul Art Space, Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea (2012); and Emerging Artist Research Grant, POLA Art Foundation, Japan (2011).
Horisaki received his M.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis.
Featured Image Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist