Yuki Okumura, Translations and interpretations (English / Japanese)

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English-Japanese translation

2016
- Jun Yang, The Age of Guilt and Forgiveness
  Japanese script for the video work, first shown in Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

- Kim Sunjung, Voice
  printed in the catalogue of the exhibition, Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

- Simon Fujiwara, Mirror Stage
  Subtitles for the video piece, exhibited in his solo show White Day at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery

- Guido van der Werve, Nummer zes: Steinway grand piano. Wake me up to go to sleep and all the colours of the rainbow
  Subtitles for the video piece, exhibited in his solo show killing time, @KCUA, Kyoto

- Sarah Thornton, Takashi Murakami in Space
  printed in the catalogue of Takashi Murakami: The 500 Arhats, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

- Bose Krishnamachari, Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Creating Audiences
- Wong Hoy Cheong, In search of new strategies, places & communities: the local-global dialectic & other digressions
- Peggy Levitt, Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display
- Anton Vidokle, A Museum of Immortality
- Panel discussion (day 3)
  all printed in How Global Can Museum Be?: CiMAM 2015 Annual Conference Tokyo Report


2015
- Abstracts of the presentations given at CIMAM 2015 Annual Conference Tokyo
  Authors: Brook Andrew, Mariana Botey, Patricia Falguieres, Bose Krishnamachari, Peggy Levitt, Hammad Nasar, Jack Persekian,
  Slavs and Tatars, Eugene Tan, Anton Vidokle, Wong Hoy Cheong

- Dhin Q Le's interview
  Subtitles for the video shown in his solo show at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, as well as its printed version in the catalogue of the show

- Wolfgang Tillmans' interview
  Subtitles for the video introducing his show at the National Museum of Art, Osaka

- Gimhongsock, Public Blank

- Yasue Maetake, Statement
  http://www.yasuemaetake.com/about-1/

- Pierre Huyghe, Host & Cloud
  Subtitles for the video piece, exhibited in his solo show at TARO NASU, Tokyo (co-translated by the gallery)

- Simon Fujiwara, Studio Pieta
  Subtitles for the video piece, exhibited in "Parasophia"


2014
- Harvey Molotch and Glenn Wharton, An Art of Social Studies
  Printed in the exhibition catalogue of "Lee Mingwei and His Relations" at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

- Peter Schjeldahl, Selling Point
  Printed in the October issue of Bijutsu Techo magazine, Tokyo (special feature: Jeff Koons)

- Andrew Maerkle, Welcome Back, Daan van Golden
  Printed in "Daan van Golden: Made in Tokyo", MISAKO & ROSEN

- Ming Tiampo, The Medium is the Message: Imai Norio
  Printed in the book with the same title published by Yumiko Chiba Assodciates

- Ryan Gander, Pushed into a corner by the logic of my own making
  The artist's text on each of the ten pieces from the series exhibited in "Will Happiness Find Me?" at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery

- Omer Fast, Continuity
  Subtitles for the video piece, exhibited in "Will Happiness Find Me?" at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery

- Gimhongsock, People Objective - Of Ordinary Art / People Objective - Wrong Interpretations


2013
- Elena Filipovic, The Other Tradition
  Printed in the first issue of Contemporary Art Theory magazine.

- Gabriel Ritter, A Genealogy of Nonsense
  Printed in the catalogue of "Roppongi Crossing 2013: Out of Doubt"

- Lilly Wei's review on Koki Tanaka's exhibition at the Japanese Pavilion in Venice Biennale 2013
  Printed in the August issue of Bijutsu Techo magazine, Tokyo

- Massimiliano Gioni's interview with Shinro Ohtake
  Printed in the October issue of Bijutsu Techo magazine, Tokyo

- Simon Fujiwara, Mex in the City
  Subtitles for the video piece (exhibited as part of his exhibition at TARO NASU)

- Ryan Gander, The Last Work Too / As it presents itself
  Dialogue in the respective video piece printed in "DAIWA PRESS VIEWING ROOM vol.14"

- Anna Fryer, Shifting Perspectives: Perception of Movement in Art
  Ph.D Thesis at Tokyo University of the Arts


2012
- Koki Tanaka, discussing unknown (his future work)
  Subtitles for the video piece

- Simon Fujiwara, Artists' Book Club: Hakuruberri Fuin no Monogatari
  Subtitles for the video piece

- Barn Crash - Gas Van Sant and Ryan McGinley in Conversation
  Printed in December issue of Bijutsu Techo magazine, Tokyo

- Damien Hirst's interviews (by Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Nicholas Serota)
  Printed in July issue of Bijutsu Techo magazine, Tokyo

- Midori Matsui, Between Object and Human Domain: Lotte Lyon’s Gestural Minimalism
  Printed in Lotte Lion: Poster / Catalogue

- Loris Greaud, The Snorks: a concert for creatures

- Lee Bul's interview (by Nicolaus Schafhausen)
  Printed in catalogue of "Lee Bul: From Me, Belongs to You Only," Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

- Zara Stanhope, From Port to Port
  Printed in the first issue of Zou-no-Hana Journal


2011
- Wim Wenders, If Buildings Could Talk…
  Narration of the film piece (for the exhibition "Architectural Environments for Tomorrow," Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo)

- Lars Muller, Herzog & de Meuron NATURAL HISTORY
  Printed in "Book: TAKEO PAPER SHOW 2011"

- Jochen Volz, Art Space, City Space - the Chojamachi Model
  Printed in the exhibition catalogue of "Aichi Triennale 2010"

- Koki Tanaka, Someone's junk is someone else's treasure
  Subtitles for the video piece

- Koki Tanaka, A haircut by 9 hairdressers at once (second attempt)
  Subtitles for the video piece

- Descriptions of exhibitions at MISAKO & ROSEN
  Kaoru Arima / Anders Edstrom & Shimon Minamikawa / Josh Brand / Kazuyuki Takezaki / Maya Hewitt


2010
- Doryun Chong, Naked Young Man in Nature
  Printed in the exhibition catalogue of "Sensing Nature: Rethinking the Japanese Perception of Nature"

- Jun Yang, A Short-story on Forgetting and Remembering
  Subtitles for the video piece (for his solo show at Shugoarts, Tokyo)

- Mihnea Mircan, Whose Art History Are We Talking About?


2009
- Linda Dennis, Grasping the Notion of Touch
  Ph.D Thesis at Tokyo University of the Arts

- Massimo Vinneli, On Max Huber
  IDEA Magazine no. 335

- Zak Kyes and Ingo Niermann, The Choices
  IDEA Magazine no. 332


2008
- Ryan Gander, The Last Work / Somewhere Between
  Dialogue in the respective video piece printed in "Ryan Gander: More than the weight of your shadows"

- Rebecca May Marston, Magpie-ism and Obfuscation
- Brian Sholis, The Storyteller
- Nigel Prince, Ryan Gander is Interested in Art
  I translated all the English texts in his monograph "Heralded as the New Black" into Japanese,
  as reference material for his solo show at Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo.

- Gabriel Ritter, Tokyo Nonsense
  Exhibition statement Printed in "Bijutsu Techo" (April 2008)

- Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau, Interactive Plant Growing
- Michael Prime, Fungi and Bioelectronics
  Both printed in catalogue of "Silent Dialogue," Intercommunication Center, Tokyo

2007
- Ryan Gander, Ghostwriter Subtext (Towards A Significantly More Plausible Interrobang)
  Subtitles for the video piece (for his solo show at TARO NASU, Tokyo

- Gabriel Ritter, True Colors
  Printed in "Monument For Nothing" by Makoto Aida


2005
- Matthew Barney, Cremaster Synopsis
  Printed in "Studio Voice" magazine

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Japanese-English translation
Proofread by Linda Dennis (until mid 2012) and Greg Wilcox (after mid 2012) unless otherwise indicated

2016
- Tomoko Fukushi, Cut & Paste
  printed in the book with the same title published by Blue Art

- Aya Momose, The Interview about Grandmothers
- Daisuke Yamashiro, Talking Lights
  Subtitles for both pieces shown in Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

- Greetings, Statement, Artists & Exhibits (proofread by William Andrews)
  displayed or distributed at the exhibition MOT Annual 2016: Loose Lips, Save Ships


2015
- Futoshi Miyagi, 17 Notes from the South

- Hajime Nariai,
Upheaval and Experimental Change: Japanese Art from 1945 to the end of the 1970s
- Ryuichi Kaneko, A Brief Introduction to Japanese Postwar Photography of the 1950s, 60s and 70s (proofread by Linda Dennis)
  Both printed in Provenance: Japan by Phillips

- Kohei Kobayashi, Giving Bodies to the Lines / Reviewing the Conversations
- Aya Momose, Fixed Point Observation (with a Friend from a Camp)
  Subtitles for the videos shown in Artist File 2015, The National Art Center, Tokyo

- Minoru Hatanaka, AKI INOMATA Inter-Nature Communication

- Hiroyuki Hattori, A Time Hop That Opens the Door of Your Perception and Makes You Rediscover the Region's Resources
  printed in the catalogue of Towada Oirase Art Festival


2014
- Kohei Kobayashi, L-shapes and Earthworms
  Printed in the catalogue of the exhibition "6 Artists Born in 1974"

- Yuichiro Tamura, T's Room (statement)
- Kazutomo Tashiro, When hamayuris are in bloom (captions)
  Both printed in the catalogue of the exhibition "Photography Will Be" at Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art

- Aya Momose, The Recording / Fixed Point Observation (With My Father) / Audition (Theremin Player)
  Subtitles for the video pieces, exhibited in Momose's solo show at Yokohama Museum of Art

- Yuichiro Tamura, Once If I Exist
  Statement on his onigawara project

- Yuichiro Tamura, Encounter the island's Demons.
  Subtitles for the video piece


2013
- Haruka Hirai, On Painting / Images
- O Jun, The Future Called Haruka Hirai

- Masayuki Tanaka, White Cube and Imagination
  Essay on the work of Ryohei Kan printed in his artist book

- Jun Abe & Akigo Tsuguchi, We Shall Meld
  On the work of Yutaka Inagawa for his exhibition "Slow Life: Generation in Exchanges"

- Asako Shiroki's statement
- Keisuke Mori, Techniques Re-Arranged: On the Sculptures of Asako Shiroki

- Shuji Takashina, On "Extracting Warp Thread - Five colours"
  On the work of Aiko Tezuka, Printed in her artist book

- Hiroyuki Hattori, Architecture Driven by Stories (on the work of assistant)
- Yuki Kondo, Covering Visible Reality and Foregrounding Invisible Worlds (on the work of Anni Leppala)
  Both printed in the catalogue of "Texture and Sense (Kime to Kehai)," Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori

- Takashi Muto, Introduction
- Atsushi Sato, In Closing: Footsteps of Chojamachi Art Annual
  Both printed in the 2012 annual report book of Chojamachi Art Annual


2012
- Nadegata Instant Party, Country Road Show
  Subtitles for the video piece (lyrics of the song)

- A Mario
  Artist statement distributed at the booth of Aoyama | Meguro, Art Fair Tokyo 2012

- Fujiko Nakaya, Bibai - West and East (proofread by Greg Wilcox)
  Printed in Anarchive 5 - FUJIKO NAKAYA 中谷 芙二子 FOG 霧 BROUILLARD

- Tamaki Yura, Afterword
- Katsuhito Nakazato, On the Occasion of Publication of Tamaki Yura's TOPOPHILIA
  Both printed in Tamaki Yura: TOPOPHILIA

- Aya Momose. Calling and Cooking
  Subtitles for the video piece (proofread by Greg Wilcox)

- Taro Izumi, Stage Setting for Circulative Experience, Let Yourself Flow as Bodily Fluid
- Takayoshi Kitagawa, Connecting Words to Open up the Closed Exhibition
- Takashi Shinkawa, Evolved Form of Site-Specific Art: On the Work of Takayoshi Kitagawa
- Tomoko Yabumae, Where Does a “Hole” Emerge: Regarding the "Exhibition" of Takayoshi Kitagawa
  Printed in the catalogue of the exhibition "Takayoshi Kitagawa: Floor Landscape - Opening, Connecting, Closing" at Asahi Art Square, Tokyo

- Takashi Ishizaki, The Mindset of Meguro Addresses (excerpts)
- Koki Tanaka, Dividing making and showing, and then fusing them together again
  Both printed in the catalogue of "Meguro Addresses," Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo

- Hiroyuki Hattori, Body Plunging - Comical Behaviors to Puncture Society (on the work of Yoshinori Niwa)
- Hiroyuki Hattori, Found Composition - Sculpting Based on Instantaneous Observation (on the work of Motohiro Tomii)
  Both printed in the catalogue of "Re-Modernologio phase2: Observation method and notation," Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori

- Kuribara Morimoto, Strange Right Hand
  Subtitles for the video piece


2011
- Yoshihide Otomo, Just a Furoshiki, yet full of potential (proofread by Leigh Robb)
- Tohru Nakazaki, O-Furoshiki as a Prologue (proofread by Peter Bellars)
  Both printed in brochure of "FUKIUSHIMA! O-FUROSHIKI" project

- Tomoko Yabumae, What I See and What You See Are Different - On the Painting of Teppei Soutome
  Printed in Teppei Soutome: Cat and Saturn catalogue

- Tatsuo Majima, Hotel Koala
- Takayuki Toshima, Variations Atamayama
  Both printed in the brochure of "blanclass +night"

- Michiko Tsuda, Meeting Japanese"

- Cozue Takagi, Suzu
  Printed in her photobook

- Texts on Buku Akiyama by Tohru Horiguchi, Koichi Munakata, Koki Tanaka, Lei Yamabe, and Tami Yanagisawa
  to be Printed Akiyama's artist book

- Texts on Nadegata Instant Party by Mizuki Takahashi and Hiroyuki Hattori
  Printed in the artist book "24 Our Television"


2010
- Takashi Serizawa, The Art Gates were finally closed, but only to reopen someday…
  Printed in "Mixed Bathing World 2010"

- Mariko Tomomasa, Having a meal with Father
  Subtitles for the video piece


2009
- Koki Tanaka, Where our honesty leads us
  Printed in a book by Jo Nagasaka.

2008
- Kiyoshi Kusumi, For the Unearthly. The Earthly,
- Lyota Yagi's texts on his works
  Both printed in the booklet of the DVD "Lyota Yagi: Time Cosmique」" (published by Mujin-to Production)

- Takayuki Hayashi, Leaping Hands, Leaping Eyes
  Printed in the monograph of Iwao Ikeda

- Nobuya Hitsuda, Scenes Passed by
  Printed in his monograph

- Minoru Shiizu, Digital Color Full Blast - Taiji Matsue's "nest"


2007
- Makoto Aida's texts on his works
  Printed in his monograph "Monument For Nothing"

- Yoshiaki Tono, Elaine Sturtevant: The Logic of Forged Paintings (proofread by Jeffrey Ian Rosen)
  For Bruce Haninley's Under the Sign of [sic]

- All the texts Printed in the exhibition catalogue of in*tension project (proofread by Tom Bidwell)

- Daisuke Awata, A View No One Has Ever Seen
  Printed in the catalogue of the exhibition by Tadasuke Iwanaga, Shin Soo-Hyeok, Kazuna Taguchi, Naho Yokoya

2006
- Hiromasa Yagi, Capturing the Forest in a Tree (on the work of Yuichi Enomoto)


2005
- Texts by Yukio Fujimoto, Taro Igarashi, Shin Kurosawa, and Noi Sawaragi
  Printed in Kenji Yaonobe's artist book "City of Children Project Document"

- Hajime Mizutani, 10 meters to… (proofread by Suzanne Reiser)


English-Japanese Interpretation

2012
- Tarryn Gill
  Artist talk with Junya Yamamine at XYZ collective (for her solo show "The Great Northern")

- Gabriel Ritter, LA/Tokyo Story: An Exhibition History
  Lecture at Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo

2011
- Russel Craig, The Ocean, Water and Other Things
  Lectures at Tokyo University of the Art, Tokyo and Joshibi University of Art and Design, Kanagawa
- Jo D'Hage, My Art Practice - An Overview
  Lectures at Tokyo University of the Art, Tokyo and Joshibi University of Art and Design, Kanagawa

2010
- Lotte Lyon
  Artist talk at Aoyama | Meguro (for her solo show "1:2")

2009
- Joanna Littlejohns
  Lecture at Tokyo Zokei University, Tokyo

2008
- Neil Malone
  Lecture at Printmaking Dept., Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo

- Arryn Snowball, Very little almost nothing
  Lecture at Oil Painting Dept., Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo

2006
- Pat Hoffie
  Lecture at Oil Painting Dept., Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo