Born in Tokyo in 1964. Studied landscape gardening before becoming a visual artist. His wide-ranging work encompassing sculpture, video works and installation delves deep into the relationship between humans and nature, receiving substantial international acclaim. Major solo exhibitions and projects include Sharjah Art Foundation (Sharjah, 2016), balzerArtprojects (Basle,2015), Mori Art Museum (Tokyo,2010), Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston,2009), REDCAT (Los Angeles, 2005) and Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art (Hiroshima,2002). Major international exhibitions include Sydney Biennale (Sydney,2016), Sharjah Biennale (Sharjah,2015), Istanbul Biennale (Istanbul,2007), Busan Biennale (Busan,2006) and Yokohama Triennale (2001)
Over the last 10 years Taro Shinoda has developed an evolving artwork Lunar Reflection Transmission Technique which has premiered at several biennale around the world. Last year Shinoda was Mccahon House international artist in residence, and whilst here filmed Auckland’s super moon of December 2017. Auckland Art Fair, in association with McCahon House and Webb’s is proud to present free daytime screenings and evening performances with live music accompaniment of Lunar Reflection Transmission Technique for two days only – 23 + 24 May. Tickets for all sessions essential, book here.