Rie Nakajima

Fabio Lugaro
Photo: Fabio Lugaro

Rie Nakajima is a a sculptor living and working in London. She has been working on creating installations and performances by responding to physical characters of spaces using combination of motorised devices and found objects. Fusing sculpture and sound, her artistic practice is open to chance and the influence of others.

She has exhibited and performed worldwide. Her first major solo exhibition was held at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham. She has also collaborated with Museo Vostell Malpartida Cáceres, Serralves Museum Porto, ShugoArts Tokyo, Hara Museum Tokyo, Martin Gropius Bau Berlin and Cafe OTO London.

Her frequent collaborators includes David Cunningham, Keiko Yamamoto, Pierre Berthet, Marie Roux, Billy Steiger, David Toop, Akira Sakata among others. She received Art Foundation Award in the category of Experimental Music and a grant from David and Yuko Juda Foundation. For her project in Monheim Rie Nakajima collaborates with Miki Yui (Düsseldorf), Hans W. Koch (Cologne) and Pierre Berthet (Liège).

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Photo: Rie Nakajima, "In Sounds, In Places", installation at HEAR, 2022 © Antoine Lejolivet