Mud man (1-channel version) 2017
High-definition video 25'30"
in cooperation with Aichi Triennale (2016)
© Chikako Yamashiro, Courtesy of Yumiko Chiba Associates


U.S.A. Visitor Center 2016
Photo: Osamu Matsuda
© Chim↑Pom
Courtesy of the artist and MUJIN-TO Production


‘Delicate cycle’, 2016, Mixed media installation / Perfomance
© Aki Sasamoto, Courtesy the artist and Take Ninagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Photo by Kyle Knodell
Photo: Osamu Matsuda


Exhibition view of Taro Izumi, « Pan », Palais de Tokyo (03.02 – 08.05.2017), SAM Art Projects
© Taro Izumi, courtesy of Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris and Take Ninagawa, Tokyo. Photo by André Morin


Meiro Koizumi "Today My Empire Sings" installation view at Vacant, Tokyo, 2017
photo: Shizune Shiigi, Courtesy of Meiro Koizumi Studio and MUJIN-TO Production


Installation view of 'On the Way Home', Gunma Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, 2017
© Mari Katayama

White Rainbow reopened in March 2018 with a new 12 month programme of solo exhibitions and projects by leading contemporary Japanese artists Chikako Yamashiro, ChimPom, Aki Sasamoto, Taro Izumi, Meiro Koizumi and Mari Katayama.

White Rainbow’s new fixed-term programme seeks to spotlight artistic practices never before seen in the UK. The organisation’s new non-profit model will support artist development, championing the work of emerging and mid-career Japanese artists working in a range of media, with particular focus on performance, film and installation-based practices.   

The six artists collectively question the structures that govern our everyday lives, with artistic investigations into contested military territories, the disabled body, the politics of gentrification, and immigration rights within an increasingly nationalistic global framework.  For each of the six artist projects, White Rainbow will publish a new artist monograph, including newly commissioned essays and artist responses.

From 2014-17 White Rainbow operated as a commercial gallery, presenting the work of international artists with a focus on contemporary art from Japan.

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Last Saturday of each exhibition and by appointment

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