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Biography

Formed in 1999 by artist/graphic designer Takuya Minami and programmer Tomohiro Ueshiba, then joined by graphic designer Teruyasu Okumura in 2000 and artists Hajime Takeuchi, Hiromasa Tomari and Ichiro Awazu in 2006, the creative team Softpad works mainly in sound and image multimedia, with projects across such diverse genres of expression as audiovisual live events, museum/gallery installations and graphic design.

1999.6
Live / gReferenceh
Goethe Institut, Kyoto Japan
1999.8
Live (collaborated withToru Yamanaka) / gHow They Get the Way They Areh@ go to link
gSTILL ECHOh, club Metro, Kyoto Japan
1999.9
Live (collaborated withToru Yamanaka) / gHow They Get the Way They Areh@ go to link
gfancy dance-Contemporary Japanese Art After 1990h, Artsonje Center, Seoul Korea
1999.12
Live (collaborated withToru Yamanaka) / gHow They Get the Way They Areh@ go to link
gNuits Savoureusesh, CICV, Belfort France
1999.12
Live (collaborated withToru Yamanaka) / gHow They Get the Way They Areh@ go to link
Local Access, Paris France
2000.4
Live / club Metro, Kyoto Japan
2000.8
Live / gUVh
club Metro, Kyoto Japan
2000.9
Live (collaborated withToru Yamanaka) / gHow They Get the Way They Are ver.2h go to link
gSTILL ECHOh, club Metro, Kyoto Japan
2000.9
Live / gCLUB GARDEN-An Experience of Electro Musich
Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto Japan
2000.10
Live / gIn the Househ go to link
ginteractive media art 2000@wakayamah, Wakayama citizens hall, Wakayama, Japan
2000.11
Live / gOut of the Radioh
club Metro, Kyoto Japan
2001.1
Live / gADAMh
club Metro, Kyoto Japan
2001.6
Installation / gin the househ go to link
Bienal de Valencia gBody and Sinh, Valencia, Spain
2001.7
Installation/ Video gRecordingh
gLe Tribú dellfArteh, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Roma Italy
2001.9
Live / gDJ mixh
Istanbul Biennial gegofugalhopening event / club ROXY / Istanbul Turky
2001.9
Installation / gin the househ go to link
Voice Gallery, Kyoto Japan
2001.11
Installation / gform and colorh
gStay with Arth, HOTEL T' point, Osaka Japan
2002.3
Live / gOut of the Radioh
club Metro, Kyoto Japan
2002.5
Installation / ginformationh go to link
Voice Gallery, Kyoto Japan
2002.10
Installation (collaborated with Hajime Takeuchi)/ gEau Rougeh go to link
gSON/IMAGEh, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto Japan
2002.11
Performance (collaborated with Hajime Takeuchi and Yukio Fujimoto)@/ gsans titreh
Workroom, Osaka, Japan
2002.11
Installation / ginformationh go to link
ISEA, Nagoya Japan
2003.08
Performance (collaborated with Hajime Takeuchi and Yukio Fujimoto)@/ gInfra-minceh
Workroom, Osaka, Japan
2003.09
Installation (collaborated with Hajime Takeuchi) / gSfera Sound Scapeh go to link
Sfera Exhibition, Kyoto Japan
2003.09
Exhibition / gMark Rothko Interactive2h go to link
Hirakata City Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2004.09
Installation / gRefined Colors Installationh go to link
Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan
2004.09
DJ style Live / gNamura Art Meeting vol.00h
Creative Center Osaka, Osaka, Japan
2004.10
Installation (collaborated with Rina Okazawa, Hajime Takeuchi, Hiromasa Tomari and intext) / gPlayTimeh go to link
Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto Japan
2005.09
DJ style Live / gNamura Art Meeting vol.01h
Creative Center Osaka, Osaka, Japan
2005.06
Live / Meme art festival concert "Heaven,Earth, and Man : All is vanity"
EXPO 2005 AICHI JAPAN, Seto Area, Nagoya Noh Theater, Nagoya Japan
2006.02-04
Exhibition / gSensibiliah go to link
The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan
2006
Live (collaborated withToru Yamanaka) / gpresentation8h
Shin-bi, Kyoto, Japan
2006.06
Live / gBCN1.0h
Sonar 2006, Barcelona, Spain
2006.08
Live / gBCN1.1h
Koyto University ROHM Plaza, Kyoto, Japan
2006.10
Live / ggeogramh@go to link
Sonarsound Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2006.10
Installation / ggeogramh@go to link
Media City Seoul 2006 "Dual Realities" / Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2007.01
Live / ggeogramh@go to link
gpatchware on demandh, club Metro, Kyoto, Japan
2007.03
Live / ggeogramh@go to link
EXIT Festival, Maison des Arts de Créteil, Créteil, France
2007.03
Live / ggeogramh@go to link
VIA Festival, Le Manege, Maubeuge, France

Others:

1999
gArata Isozaki - Nara Centennial Hallh / Video
1999
gF JOURNAL vol.00h, published by Institut Franco-Japonais du Kansai / Visual work
2000
gIlya Kabakov - Sitting in the closet Primakov CD-ROMh / Interface Design + Programming
2000
gJean-Louis Boissier - LfEXERCICE DU MOMENTh / Catalogue Design
2000
gPanasonic - bicycle Fairh / Video
2001
gNUNO SENSE and SKILL / Reiko Sudoh, Kyoto Art Center / Sound design for the installation
2001
gEames Office - HOUSE OF CARDS CALENDARh / Calendar Design
2002
gWater Cocoon / Yuki Sugiharah / Wacoal Art Center Spiral Garden / Sound and Visual design for the installation (collabrated with Toru Yamanaka)
2002
gWater Cocoon / Yuki Sugiharah / InterCommunication Center / Sound and Visual design for the installation (collabrated with Toru Yamanaka)
2003
gStudio Azzurro - Mèditations Mèditerraneéh Exhibition, Mori Art Museum / Sign, Flyer, Poster Design
2004
gTomoaki Ishiharah Exhibition, Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya City / Flyer, Poster, Catalogue Design
2004-2006
Performance/ gRefined Colorsh (Visual Design and Sound) /
World Tour: YCAM, Yamaguchi, Japan / Patravadi Theatre, Bangkok, Thailand / Esplanade Theatre, Singapore / MCPA Theatre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Créteil Maison des Arts, Paris, France / Studio21, Kyoto, Japan / Teatro Central, Sevilla, Spain / Teatro Alhambra, Granada, Spain / Teatro Cuary 2006 at Teatro Cánovas, Málaga, Spain /Archa Theatre, Prague, Czecho / Mu Theatre, Budapest, Hungary / CINE TEATRO LOULETANO, Loulé, Portugal /Teatrul Ion Creanga, Bucharest, Romania
2004
gEames Demetrios - Eames Primerh / Book Design - Art Direction
2005
gThrough the surfaceh Exhibition, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto / Flyer, Poster, Catalogue Design