Tadashi Kawamata

About Tadashi Kawamata

Born in 1953 in Mikasa, Hokkaido, Japan, Tadashi Kawamata lives and works in Tokyo. Since 1979, Kawamata has had projects commissioned throughout Japan and the globe, including public projects in Tokyo, New York City, Toronto, London, Houston, Zurich, Vienna, Geneva, Barcelona, and Munster. He has participated in a number of inter-national festivals, including the 40th Venice Biennale, Documenta 8 & 9, the 19th Sao Paulo Biennale, the 1993 Lyon Biennial, and the 1997 Sculpture Project Munster.