Eriko Miyata was born in 1993. She studied in the Department of Intermedia Arts at the Tokyo University of the Arts, and as a master student at the Fine Arts Department of the Zurich University of the Arts, where she received her MFA in July 2020. She has participated in academic research workshops at Shiv Nadar University in Delhi and City University of Hong Kong. The photo series "disguise" was awarded the Grand Prix at the IMA next "OTHER HISTORIES" by Simon Baker. Moreover, this series won the Grand Prix at PITCH GRANT organised by Kosuke Okahara, as a result of visitors' votes in 2022. Her film essay "Aside" was shown at the Image Forum Tokyo in 2020.

Education

2018 - 2020 MFA Zürcher Hochschule der Künste,CH

2012 - 2017 BA Tokyo University of the Arts,JP

2015 - 2016 Bauhaus Universität Weimar,DE

Grants / Awards 

2022             IMA next "OTHER HISTORIES" Grand Prix

2021 - 2022   Pitch Grant Grand Prix

2017 - 2020   Ezoe Memorial Recruit Foundation Scholarship

2015 - JASSO Scholarship at TU Berlin 

2015 - JASSO Scholarship at Bauhaus Universität Weimar

Exhibitions / Festivals

2020 - Young Perspective 2020, Image Forum Tokyo, JP

2019 - Jungkunst 13 Winterthur, Halle 53, CH

2019 - The Winter Show, Kali Gallery, CH

2018 - Manifesta12 Interspecies Multispecies Salon,Palermo Botanical Garden,IT

2017 - Tokyo University of the Ars Graduation exhibition, JP

2016 - Summaery,Bauhaus Universität Weimar, DE

2012 - Tokyo Art Book Fair,JP

2011 - Yokohama Trienniale Port Zine, JP 

Press

PITCH GRANT https://www.thebackyard.jp/miyata-eriko-2021-grantee

IMA online https://imaonline.jp/news/contest/20220317/

Ezoe Memorial Recruit Foundation Scholarhip https://www.recruit-foundation.org/activity_report/post-2880/

© 2022 Eriko Miyata