Masato Wakabayashi

1965  born in Tokyo, Japan 

1984-1985  lived in Los Angeles, U.S.A 

1987-1990  lived in Madrid, Spain 

1994-1996  lived in London, U.K. 

1999-  have been lived in Tokyo, Japan Academic Background 

1997-98  CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan 

1994-95  Chelsea College of Art & Design, MA Sculpture, London  


Solo exhibition 

2007  Where does the light go ? , Gallery yougen, Tokyo 

2000  We are stars, Galarie le Deco, Tokyo 

1999  Other Voices, Plan B, Tokyo 

1993  Player's Painting, Arte y Solera, Tokyo  

Selected Group Exhibition 

2007  Bodycity, Dublin 

2004 Mediarena: contemporary art from Japan, The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand 

2000 Here Now, Fukuoka City Museum, Hakata 

1998 CCA open studio 

1996 'Deep Signal' Gasworks, London 'Deep Signal' Collective Gallery, Edinburgh 

1995 'Bayer's Earth Art Competition' The Mall Gallery, London 

 Curated Projects with Saki Satom 

2003  Break in Theatre Special, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo  

Break in Theatre, Musashino Art University, Tokyo 

2002 Break in Theatre, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima  

Break in Theatre, Art Tower Mito, Mito 

2001 Break in Theatre, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo  

Break in Theatre, Kanagawa Prefectural Hall, Yokohama 

2000 Break in Theatre, Gallery Koujimachi, Tokyo   

 Selected Performance 

2007  Sra.Alhambra, Gallery Yougen, Tokyo 

2006 Sra.Alhambra, ANIFERIA, Nakano Zero Hall Tokyo 

2002 Sra.Alhambra, Casa de Esperanza, Tokyo 

1999 Where does the light go ? Plan B, Tokyo   


1995  First prize of sculpture department, 'Bayer's Earth Art Competition'

Obsession Conception Possession

In this exhibition, three artists Kazz Sasaguchi, Toshihiko Furuya and Masato Wakabayashi are showing their works together. This is a good opportunity to see the solid conceptual art in Japan today.