CV

Selected Exhibitions / Performances

Asia Triennial Manchester, Manchester, {OTO | ma | Dō | the way of sound and space performance} (2018)
Manchester Contemporary {Artist Representation – Asia Triennial Manchester}, Manchester Central, Manchester (2018)
In Praise of Shadows, BBC Radio 3 documentary, {Moonlight Sonata (Gramophonica Remix) – music commission for radio and interview} (2018)
 
Algomech {Algorhythmic and mechanical movement festival}, Sheffield, {Fever (Variations for Gramophone and Turntables) performance} (2017)
LEGROOM (Castlefield Gallery), Manchester, {Fever (Variations for Gramophone and Turntables) performance} (2017)
Breaking the Sound Barrier: The Delia Derbyshire Legacy, John Rylands Library, Manchester, {The Blues (Gramophonica Remix) and Fever (Variations for Gramophone and Turntables) performance} (2017)

T R A C E S | ト レ イ サ ズ {Solo exhibition}, All The Shapes, Manchester (2017)

Manchester Jazz Festival, Manchester {Fever (Gramophonica Remix) performance} (2016)

The Takeover with Naomi Kashiwagi, Reform Radio, Old Granada Studios, Manchester (2016

Premierentage: Wege zur Kunst, the Soap Room, Innsbruck, Austria {Fever (Variations for Turntables)} (2015)

Sluice Art Fair, OXO Tower Wharf, South Bank, London, {Gramophonica performance} (2015)
The Green Lampshade, the Whitworth, Manchester (2015) – Fever (Gramophonica Remix) with live double bass improv,
Inside Out, K11 art village, Wuhan, China (Selected as one of four artists to be part of the UK-China Year of Cultural Exchange, to celebrate the opening of the new British Consulate General in Wuhan. (2015)
Call & Response: Chinese Whispers, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester (2015) 
Pankhurst in the Gallery (part of Wonder Women Festival), Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (2015) – Pankhurst (Gramophonica Remix)
 
Playtime, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2014) – (Swingtime and Puffin Crossing Carousel)
Fever (Gramophonica Remix), Late Junction, BBC Radio 3 (2014)
Ada Lovelace Day, the Royal Institution, London (2014) – Gramophonica (Lovelace Remix) – Live!

Live performances: Anthology, Clifford Owens: Better the Rebel You Know, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2014)- Amplified Living and Harmonic Breathing performance scores realised, performed and documented by Clifford Owens and exhibited in Clifford Owens: Better the Rebel You Know
Power Ball, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (2014) – Gramophonica performance *

Innsbruck International: Festival of the Arts, Innsbruck, Austria (2013)
 
SOUNDWORKS, ICA, London (2012)

Glitchphonic (part of iKast- Castlefield Gallery & FACT commission for artplayer.tv), Castlefield Gallery, Manchester (2012)
 
Shoppinghour Magazine presents: Hejira / Florian Lunaire / Naomi Kashiwagi, Cafe Oto, London (2011) – Gramophonica performance
 
Paperworks: Paper Art in the 21st Century, Bury Art Gallery, Bury (2010)

Krysko & Kashiwagi In The Mix, Unconvention Music Conference, Manchester (2010)

Haiku, Collaboration with Anatomy Projects (Gavin Parry and David Penny) (2010 – 2018)
Progress Reports: Art in an era of diversity, INIVA, London (2010)
 
Radical Obsolescence Print Portfolio Launch, Ceri Hand Gallery, Liverpool (2009)
Between Tracks, Nextex, St Gallen, Switzerland (2009)
 
The Intertwining Line: Drawing as Subversive Art, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2008) – exhibition of drawings and performance


The Art of Sound: The Sound of Art, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2008)
The House of Viktor & Rolf, Barbican, London (Sept 2008) {performance}
The Best of Manchester 2008 exhibition (Art Winner), Urbis, Manchester (2008)
 
ArtRadio, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2007)
 
Notions of Drawing, CIP House, Chelsea, London (2006)
Duet, The British Art Show Sideshow, Southwell Art Space, Nottingham (2006)
Obsolete Technology, Here Gallery, Bristol (2006)
Paperworks: Paper Art in the 21st Century, Bury Art Gallery (2006)

Sonic Arts Expo, Victoria Baths, Manchester (2006 ) 

Nationwide Mercury Art Prize 2005, Air Gallery (Shortlisted), London (2005

Commissions

Asia Triennial Manchester, Manchester, {OTO | ma | Dō | the way of sound and space performance} (2018)
Manchester Contemporary {Artist Representation – Asia Triennial Manchester}, Manchester Central, Manchester (2018)
In Praise of Shadows, BBC Radio 3 documentary, {Moonlight Sonata (Gramophonica Remix) – music commission for radio and interview} (2018)

Premierentage: Wege zur Kunst, the Soap Room, Innsbruck, Austria {Fever (Variations for Turntables)} (2015)
Playtime, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2014) – (Swingtime and Puffin Crossing Carousel)
Ada Lovelace Day, the Royal Institution, London (2014) – Gramophonica (Lovelace Remix) – Live!
Live performances: Anthology, Clifford Owens: Better the Rebel You Know, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2014)- Amplified Living and Harmonic Breathing performance scores realised, performed and documented by Clifford Owens and exhibited in Clifford Owens: Better the Rebel You Know
Power Ball, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (2014) – Gramophonica performance

Innsbruck International: Festival of the Arts, Innsbruck, Austria {work for exhibition and performance} (2013)
SOUNDWORKS, ICA, London {Decomposing Loops} (2012)
Glitchphonic (part of iKast- Castlefield Gallery & FACT commission for artplayer.tv), Castlefield Gallery, Manchester (2012)

Krysko & Kashiwagi In The Mix, Unconvention Music Conference, Manchester (2010)
Radical Obsolescence Print Portfolio, Ceri Hand Gallery, Liverpool (2009)
The Art of Sound: The Sound of Art, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2008)
The House of Viktor & Rolf, Barbican, London (Sept 2008) {performance}


Public Collections
The Whitworth, Manchester
 
Awards
Vinyl Weekender (awarded a place on 3 day Vinyl Weekender course- short film), Brighter Sound, Manchester (2017)

Awarded place on Clore Emerging Leaders course (2016)
The Artists Fund grant – Artquest, DACS, a-n the Artists Information Company grant (2016)
Longlisted for Dazed and Converse Emerging Artist Award (2015)
 
Shortlisted for the Women in Art award; part of Manchester’s International Women’s Celebrations 2013 (Winner: Dr Maria Balshaw CBE, Director of the Whitworth & Manchester Art Galleries, since 2017, Director or TATE )
Awarded Women Make Music funding from PRSF (Performing Rights Society Foundation) for Delia Derbyshire Day (Co-Founder and Co-Producer) (2013)
 
Awarded Investing in Success funding from University of Manchester for Cultural Wonders In The Mix: Animating Cultural Wonders Through New Commissioned Music and Art(2012)
Awarded Umbro Creative Industries Grant for Krysko & Kashiwagi: Whitworth In The Mix– a music, art and architecture mashup (2010)
Winner of Arts Council North West prize, art08 Individual Artist Award, (2008)
Winner of Best of Manchester (Art), (2008)
Shortlisted for the Nationwide Mercury Art Prize (2005)
AHRC Professional Preparation Masters Scheme Award (2004)
 
Documentaries

In Praise of Shadows, BBC Radio 3 documentary, {Moonlight Sonata (Gramophonica Remix) – music commission for radio and interview} (2018)
Longing for Analogue (featured artist including interview at Naomi Kashiwagi’s studio) Kobra (the premiere arts and culture feature program on SVT (Swedish National TV) and is shown across Scandinavia (2013). Longing for Analogue featured interviews with Naomi Kashiwagi, Chris Ware, Chris Burden, Malik Bendjelloul.
 
Publications

LitPop: Writing and Popular Culture, Rachel Carroll (author), Adam Hansen (author), Routledge, 2020 {commissioned artwork for front cover image of book – Noises, sounds and sweet airs

Drawing Now: Between the Lines of Contemporary Art, TRACEY, I.B.Tauris (2007) Naomi Kashiwagi was one of the selected artists.

Computer Music Journal, Volume 42, Issue 1, MIT Press (2018) {featured artist in article}

The House of Viktor & Rolf, Caroline Evans and Susannah Frankel, Merrell Publishers Limited (2008) Designed by FUEL (included in Acknowledgement section – performance as part of The House of Viktor & Rolf exhibition, Barbican, London, 2008).

Articles
Interview: Naomi Kashiwagi, M-Magazine (Performing Rights Society Foundation for Music magazine) (2014)
Women & machines, M- Magazine (Performing Rights Society Foundation for Music magazine) (2014)
Peter Saville Selects: Naomi Kashiwagi, Dazed (2012)
Analogue artists defying the digital age, the Guardian (2011)
 
Naomi’s response to “what can art do” was selected by Arts Council England to be included in their 10 year vision, Great Art for Everyone and also in their 10 year strategic framework Great Art and Culture for Everyone 2010 – 2020.’:
 
The arts have the potential to show that the everyday can be reinvented and that the ordinary is usually extraordinary and that the extraordinary can become part of, or intervene and wonderfully interrupt everyday life – Naomi Kashiwagi  (2009)
 
This quote was also cited in the European Policy document, TILLTEUROPE: Creative Clash: Transforming Organisations with the Arts: Artistic Interventions to stimulate innovation, sustainability and inclusivity (2011)

Boards and Panels
On the Judging Panel, Pankhurst in the Park, Artist in Residence 2018, Alexandra Arts (2018)
Wonder Women in the Cultural Sector, Manchester Museum (part of Wonder Women Festival) (2017)
Long listed Sound Design and Sound Installation submissions for NOISE FESTIVAL (Shortlisted by Brian Eno) (2014)
On the Judging Panel for North West for Arts Council Cultural Olympiad project, Artists taking the lead, (2009-2012)
On Advisory Board for Manchester School of Art extension, Manchester Metropolitan University (2009 – 2012)

Presentations
Symposium on Unmaking,  Algomech (Algorhythmic and mechanical movement festival), Sheffield (2017)
Sound
Sound Art Lecture Masterclass, Manchester School of Art (BA Fine Art), MMU (2017)
Sound Art Lecture, University of Salford (BA Television and Radio Radio Production) (2017, 2018)
Gramophonica (Lovelace Remix) – Live!,The Royal Institution, London  – part of Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating women in STEM (2014)
Re-inventing the Reel: Reclaiming the Everyday, part of Old Media / New Work: Obsolete Technologies & Contemporary Art Conference, University of Westminster, London (2010)
 
 
Education

MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies, University of Manchester (merit) (2007-2008)  
MA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University (distinction) (including a 1 month exchange to Tokyo University of Art and Music, Tokyo, Japan) (2004-2005)
BA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University (First class honours) (including a 3 month exchange to Venice Academy of Art, Venice, Italy) (2001-200