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Akiko OKADA Ph.D.

Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies
Doctor of Human and Environmental Studies (Kyoto University)

Book
The Language of Contemporary Art through the Ear of Psychoanalysis:
How is the expressing subject ‘I’ generated (Minerva Shobo, 2017, ISBN 978-4623080014).

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Distant SoundTo be in seeing – , ART SPACE NIJI, Kyoto
2014 He’s got a fever, Galerie16, Kyoto
2013 Something does not stop looking at me., Galerie16, Kyoto
2012 A New Birthday, ART SPACE NIJI, Kyoto
2011 I love you with all my organs., Galerie16, Kyoto
2010 The fruit of truth: Hiatus, Contemporary Art Space Osaka, Osaka
2009 He does not speak like that, Kobe Art Village Center, Kobe

Group Exhibitions

2017
Le Jardin de la douleur ,
The Garden of the Mind – The Final, ART SPACE NIJI, Kyoto

2016-2017
Inseparable mirror,
Survival8, vol.2, Lumen gallery, Kyoto, November 2016.
Image Forum, Tokyo, December 2016. IAFShop*,
Fukuoka February 2017.
Yamagata learn Museum, Yamagata, April 2017.

2014-2015
 Insomnia, 
Survival8, vol.1, ASYL, Osaka November 2014.
The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater,
YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library, Yamagata, February 2015.
Analogue Media Conference 2015
【1895 – 2015 What the current Films are】,Tokyo, March 2015.
FMF Cinematheque 2015, IAFShop*, Fukuoka, December 2015.
2014 The Study of “the Eternal” ,
Exhibition by Promising Artists in Kyoto Prefecture
~ The Way to the Kyoto International Contemporary Art Festival 2015 ~,
Kyoto, Museum of Kyoto

2013
The Arche of the Dream,
Art Festival in Town House in Nara:
HANARART 2013, Raigo-ji Temple, Nara
2013 Torus Dreaming, Spring Special exhibition,
Osaka City Central Public Hall, Osaka

2011
Tu es ma faille., Der Hase vögelt.,
Oto gallery Special exhibition “RABBIT’S INITIAL IS R”, Osaka

2010
At the shining night,
8mm Film festival vol.21, Personal focus,
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, April 2010.
Kino Küche, La Camera, Koganei Art spot Chateau2F, Tokyo,
February-October 2010.
Gassan Shizu Hot Spring District Shizu Hall,
Yamagata, March 2012. Gallery9, Kyoto, June 2012.

2009
me,
Gallery Ruru,
Ruru Special exhibition “drift”, Osaka

1996
GAZE,
4th Fukui International Youth Media Art Festival, Fukui

Published Papers

Émergence du Corps Morcelé dans les Mythes Japonais, Psy Cause, 70; 15-19. 2016
Investigations in the representations of the process and the origin of the formation of the subject in psychoanalysis, Doctoral thesis in the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies of Kyoto University March 2016
Toward the process of the formations of the consciousness and the subject,
The Kobe annual of psycho-analysis & humanbeings-analysis, 23; 70-90. 2015
Lacan and Japanese Buddha Statues, The Kobe annual of psycho-analysis & humanbeings-analysis, 21; 57-65. 2013
December 2012 The transition between dream and pathological experiences as reflected in literary works– Toward the criative style of Franz Kafka’s novels, The Kobe annual of psycho-analysis & humanbeings-analysis, 20; 21-27. December 2012
A Transposition of Subjectivity in Scenes of Drawing of a Child – Trough Verbal Wit and the Body as a Transitional Object , Studies in clinical application of drawings (27 ) 151-168. June 2012
The Inception of Subjectivity in Psychoanalysis , The Kobe annual of psycho-analysis & humanbeings-analysis, (19) 121-131. November 2011
Investigation of the Experience of the Drive and the Language in Psychoanalysis – Dream, Drawing and Contemporary Art -, Master thesis in the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies of Kyoto University  March 2011

Conference Activities & Talks

Image and object in consciousness, Japan Society of Image Arts and Sciences, June 2014
The transition between dream and pathological experiences as reflected in literary creations, The Japanese Association of Pathography, June 2012
Toward the meaning of drawing linesChildren’s drawings and the twentieth century art -, The Japanese Association of Clinical Drawings, September 2011
The formation of a term that can present twosome subjectivity as onenesss in the plastic language, The Japanese Association of Pathography,  June 2011
The space of drawing – From psychoanalysis and contemporary art, The Japanese Association of Clinical Drawings, September 2009

Others

2014 Artist’s Talk The Study ofthe Eternal” Exhibition by Promising Artists in Kyoto Prefecture
~ The Way to the Kyoto International Contemporary Art Festival 2015 ~, Kyoto
2013 Artist’s Talk “Art and Memory: Individual and History” Art Festival in Town House in Nara: HANARART 2013, Sakurai-City, Nara
2013 Poster & the logotype of 36thAnnual Congress of the Japanese Society of Psychopathology and Psychotherapy
2012 I Am Small, performance, New York
2011 Poster of Poet Ryoichi Wago’s Lecture
2009 Doubled Body, Artwork for the poster of 19thAnnual Congress of
the Japanese Association of Clinical Drawings