Capsule - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Capsule. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Aya Bonkohara “Transformation”

    Aya Bonkohara “Transformation”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-09-23 - 2017-10-15

    Since antiquity, we have used various approaches, such as mathematical formulas and maps, to comprehend and become familiar with our world and its many planes. Initially the focus was the earth in its...More »

  • poster for Ellie Omiya “Spirit Charge”

    Ellie Omiya “Spirit Charge”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-07-01 - 2017-08-06
  • poster for Nobuhiro Fukui “zipcode1360073”

    Nobuhiro Fukui “zipcode1360073”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-05-27 - 2017-06-25
  • poster for Tatsuo Miyajima “Counting Drawing”

    Tatsuo Miyajima “Counting Drawing”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-04-08 - 2017-05-21
  • poster for Reijiro Wada “Scarlet”

    Reijiro Wada “Scarlet”

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    • Media: Installation - Party
    • 2017-01-21 - 2017-02-19

    Reijiro Wada’s works transcend eras to find origins in ancient art history, referencing 17th century Flanders paintings and motifs of vanitas that appear in them. The influences of Bauhaus, land art, and...More »

  • poster for Yosuke Takayama “Courtyard”

    Yosuke Takayama “Courtyard”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-12-03 - 2017-01-15

    Following the fantastic reception of Yosuke Takayama’s solo exhibition “Courtyard,” held at Capsule, the exhibition dates have been extended. It will now be open until January 15.More »

  • poster for Aki Kuroda “L’atelier—conti/nuit/é “

    Aki Kuroda “L’atelier—conti/nuit/é “

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2016-09-10 - 2016-10-23

    Aki Kuroda was born in Kyoto in 1944, moving to Paris in 1970 and joining the 1980 Paris Youth Biennial in 1980. In 1993 he was then the youngest artist to present a solo exhibition at The National Museum...More »

  • Takahiro Ueda “geo / res”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Party
    • 2016-07-16 - 2016-08-28

    Takahiro Ueda’s works reflect his interest in physics, environmental change, chemistry, and archeology. He created these paintings exploring notions of time and materiality based on interviews and in collaboration...More »

  • poster for Ichinosuke Shunputei + Akira Yamaguchi “Rakugo: An Amusing Introduction”

    Ichinosuke Shunputei + Akira Yamaguchi “Rakugo: An Amusing Introduction”

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2016-06-04 - 2016-07-10

    An exhibition celebrating the release of “Ichinosuke Shunputei’s Amusing Rakugo,” a book illustrated by Akira Yamaguchi and published by Shogakukan. [Related Event] Rakugo Event: Ichinosuke Shunputei’s...More »

  • poster for Yuki Inoue + Satoko Ukai  “Ecorche”

    Yuki Inoue + Satoko Ukai “Ecorche”

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2016-05-14 - 2016-05-29

    Based in Kyoto Yuki Inoue investigates the structure of painting through drawing, tableau and installation. In the struggle born through the pursuit of a relation with the outside world Inoue has come...More »

  • poster for Imprisoned, Jailbreak, Imprisoned, Jailbreak “Stealing Eyes”

    Imprisoned, Jailbreak, Imprisoned, Jailbreak “Stealing Eyes”

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation
    • 2016-03-19 - 2016-04-30
  • poster for Yasuhiko Hayashi “Paramodule”

    Yasuhiko Hayashi “Paramodule”

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    • Media: Graphics - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2016-01-09 - 2016-02-07

    Presenting new graphics by Yasuhiko Hayashi, an artist who until now has worked mainly in installations. Here Hayashi rearranges the systems of his installations in 2D, turning his sculptures into works...More »

  • poster for Yuichi Higashionna “Play Double”

    Yuichi Higashionna “Play Double”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Product
    • 2015-11-27 - 2015-12-27

    The work on show here draws hints from various interior goods, with the interior of one’s home reflecting the interior of oneself from which the shadow of outside pressure may also be discerned. Playing...More »

  • poster for Shugo Arts: Weekend Gallery, Next to Mishuku Sunday

    Shugo Arts: Weekend Gallery, Next to Mishuku Sunday

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2015-09-13 - 2015-10-25

    ShugoArts Weekend Gallery launches in Mishuku, Tokyo as a space open from noon to 6pm every Saturday and Sunday. Designed by Jun Aoki to create a bright and uplifting environment, this gallery is located...More »

  • poster for Shuhou + Atsunobu Kohira “Hirakeshi Toki”

    Shuhou + Atsunobu Kohira “Hirakeshi Toki”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-08-30
  • poster for Yosuke Bandai “Passing Being”

    Yosuke Bandai “Passing Being”

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2015-06-06 - 2015-07-12

    Bandai is an artist who has centered his practice upon photography and through his work has come to examine the very properties of the medium. In this exhibition he combines found images from the internet,...More »

  • poster for Ryoichi Fujisaki “Addict”

    Ryoichi Fujisaki “Addict”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts
    • 2015-04-10 - 2015-05-03

    Exploring the energy which stems from the insensibility of addiction, the attachment to a single act or behavior, Ryoichi Fujisaki presents the video work “crush addict” alongside the objects which appear...More »

  • poster for Mika Ninagawa “Portraits & Flowers”

    Mika Ninagawa “Portraits & Flowers”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-02-21 - 2015-04-12

    This spring Mika Ninagawa features one of her 80+ solo exhibitions across the two venues of Capsule and Cafe Sunday. Renowned for her film work “Sakuran” and “Helterskelter” and collaborations with fashion...More »

  • poster for Christian Hutzinger + Lotte Lyon + Kazuna Taguchi “Clk”

    Christian Hutzinger + Lotte Lyon + Kazuna Taguchi “Clk”

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Installation - Party
    • 2015-01-10 - 2015-02-15

    The exhibition “Clk” at Capsule combines the works of the three artists: Christian Hutzinger, Lotte Lyon and Kazuna Taguchi. Hutzinger and Lyon, who live in Vienna, have spent a considerable amount of...More »

  • poster for Ryudai Takano “String and Coke: Jiro Takamatsu in Dazaifu”

    Ryudai Takano “String and Coke: Jiro Takamatsu in Dazaifu”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-12-06 - 2014-12-28

    As part of the Dazaifu Tenmangu Art Program, Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine’s experiment in broadcasting new culture from Japan to the world, a 2009 exhibition presented photographs of works by the avant-garde...More »

  • poster for Tatsumi Orimoto “Carrying a Baby Pig on My Back”

    Tatsumi Orimoto “Carrying a Baby Pig on My Back”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-11-15 - 2014-12-06

    [Event Ceremony] November 29(Sat) 16:00- Performance 17:00- Talk Mihoko Nishikawa(Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo), Kazuhiko Yoshizaki(Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo) 18:00- PartyMore »

  • poster for Tatsumi Orimoto “500 Grannies at Lunch— Portugal”

    Tatsumi Orimoto “500 Grannies at Lunch— Portugal”

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Video and Film - Party
    • 2014-11-02 - 2014-11-30

    Performance artist Tatsumi Orimoto presents his latest endeavor: in April, 2014 he invited 500 senior ladies in the Portuguese World Heritage town of Évora to join him for a lunch of soup, duck fried-rice,...More »

  • poster for Akira Fujimoto “Peak OIl”

    Akira Fujimoto “Peak OIl”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2014-08-08 - 2014-09-07

    Taking oil and energy as his subject matter, Akira Fujimoto seeks to symbolize the essences of things in his works. More »

  • poster for Counter Painting Exhibition

    Counter Painting Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-07-05 - 2014-08-03

    Tatsuo Miyajima joins with three other artists in a collaborative production featured at Capsule Gallery.More »

  • poster for Izumi Kato “Soft Vinyl Sculptures”

    Izumi Kato “Soft Vinyl Sculptures”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2014-05-24 - 2014-06-29

    Examining the existence of himself among other forms of life and the meaning of the present world we live in, Izumi Kato creates works described as both “primitive” and “fetal” that are open to diverse...More »

  • poster for Ine Izumi “Love Letter From the Space”

    Ine Izumi “Love Letter From the Space”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-04-19 - 2014-05-18

    From the early stage of her career, Ine Izumi has retained a keen interest in “reading the given space” and has tried to present her interpretations not only on canvas but also via different media including...More »

  • poster for “Bascule”

    “Bascule”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2014-03-16 - 2014-04-13

    Featuring Yuichi Higashionna’s chandelier and painting series, moving image work developed since 2008 alongside new productions. More »

  • poster for “We, Who Can’t Read Between the Lines”

    “We, Who Can’t Read Between the Lines”

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2014-02-15 - 2014-03-09

    Graduates of the MAD Artist Practice Course present their final exhibition after studying 1 year under artists Hiroharu Mori, Meiro Koizumi and curator Keisuke Ozawa. 6 leading young artists here explore...More »

  • poster for Aya Ito “Teru-chan’s Delusional Tragedy”

    Aya Ito “Teru-chan’s Delusional Tragedy”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2014-01-18 - 2014-02-09

    On display are some 10 ceramic sculptures of various sizes, several photo-drawings, five ceramic pieces painted with glazes, and five new oil paintings. Ito’s unique photo-drawing process involves preparing...More »

  • poster for Kiki “Prisma03”

    Kiki “Prisma03”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-12-14 - 2014-01-12

    Featuring the Prisma Series, which utilizes the invisible light which exists within nature, along with work presented this year in Miura and Yakushima, as well as most recent works.More »

  • poster for Makino Takashi “Space Noise”

    Makino Takashi “Space Noise”

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2013-12-05 - 2013-12-07

    A 3D moving image installation from Takashi Makino. [Related Event] Screening “Space Trash Dislodged from Orbit” Date: 7th December(Sat) 19:00-20:00 Admission: ¥3000 (inc. drink and meal) Capacity:...More »

  • Yoichi Watanabe “Skiing Mt. Shiribeshi”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-10-19 - 2013-11-17

    People have been skiing the slopes of Mt. Shiribeshi in Niseko, Hokkaido for more than 100 years. Photographs of skiing the mountain with Yutaka Takanashi in May 2013 are on display. [Related Event] Talk Date:...More »

  • poster for Nobuko Tsuchiya “Do white walls dream about a paler shade of white”

    Nobuko Tsuchiya “Do white walls dream about a paler shade of white”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-09-14 - 2013-10-14

    Complex and delicate sculptural installations made from gold plating, silicon, wax, cloth, and other materials. More »

  • poster for Miyako Ishiuchi “The Shape of Time - Sa-Bo-Ten”

    Miyako Ishiuchi “The Shape of Time - Sa-Bo-Ten”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-07-27 - 2013-08-11

    To mark the release of Miyako Ishiuchi’s new photography collection “Sa-Bo-Ten” (Cacti) Capsule presents a solo exhibition of her work developed last year during her trip to Mexico in which encountered...More »

  • poster for Mrs Yuki “Life-Life”

    Mrs Yuki “Life-Life”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-06-22 - 2013-07-14

    Through the breeding of pythons Mrs Yuki have come to develop a body of work which combines animals and the spaces of everyday human life and gives rise to diversity through the artificial promulgation...More »

  • poster for Masataka Kurashina “The Light and Way of New Custom Painting”

    Masataka Kurashina “The Light and Way of New Custom Painting”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-05-18 - 2013-06-16

    Masataka Kurashina is a freelance illustrator who has been working in custom painting since 1993. He is now creating all sorts of custom painted sculptures using everything from day-to-day items such as...More »

  • poster for Daido Moriyama Exhibition

    Daido Moriyama Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-03-31 - 2013-05-12

    Large scale prints from the contact film of the "Labyrinth" seriesMore »

  • poster for FUTABA "one build one gild"

    FUTABA "one build one gild"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation - Video and Film - Party
    • 2013-03-13 - 2013-03-24

    Humorous and playful exhibition by collaborative unit between two artists working at present in Berlin. [Image: FUTABA, "gilt pear" (2012)]More »

  • poster for Nobuaki Onishi "Red is Gray"

    Nobuaki Onishi "Red is Gray"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2013-02-16 - 2013-03-10

    Onishi creates sculptures in the likeness of everyday objects, both large and small. This exhibition features a car that has seemingly been in an accident. [Image: Nobuaki Onishi "mini kupa" (2008)]...More »

  • poster for Yuken Teruya “Cut n' Dry”

    Yuken Teruya “Cut n' Dry”

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    • Media: Graphics - Installation
    • 2012-12-02 - 2013-02-10

    The first half will showcase works from Teruya's "Notice-Forest" series that use discarded paper bags to create papercut tree branches and leaves out of one side. The second half will feature Okinawan...More »

  • poster for Joe Kobashi “Face - The beginning”

    Joe Kobashi “Face - The beginning”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-10-20 - 2012-11-18

    On display are works depicting skiers set against Japan's beautiful alpine landscapes.More »

  • poster for Kotori Kawashima "Mirai-chan"

    Kotori Kawashima "Mirai-chan"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-08-22 - 2012-10-14

    At cafe SUNDAY.More »

  • poster for "Hajimeten's Midsummer Classroom" Exhibition

    "Hajimeten's Midsummer Classroom" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Installation - Party
    • 2012-08-12 - 2012-09-23

    Hajimeten was formed in 2010 by seven photographers and this summer exhibition sees them attempting painting, sculpture and other experiments for the first time.More »

  • poster for Chu Enoki "For Whom the Cannon Tolls"

    Chu Enoki "For Whom the Cannon Tolls"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2012-06-24 - 2012-08-05

    This exhibition features Enoki's legendary early performance "Going to Hungary with half my body shaved", works from his RPM-1200 series made out of waste materials and polished metal components, massive...More »

  • poster for Shuhei Yamada "occupy"

    Shuhei Yamada "occupy"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-05-27 - 2012-06-17

    Shuhei Yamada won the New Cosmos of Photography award and the top gold prize at Geisai #14. His contemporary portraits of wig-wearing people seen from behind and hybrid scenes of day and night investigate...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Mori "Colorful Sludge"

    Chihiro Mori "Colorful Sludge"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • 2012-03-31 - 2012-05-06

    Chihiro Mori's sculptures made out of everyday items, watercolors and ink paintings have been exhibited at "The Door into Summer: The Age of Micropop" (Art Tower Mito, 2007) and the National Museum of...More »

  • poster for Shimon Minamikawa "Ace of Spades, Seven, King"

    Shimon Minamikawa "Ace of Spades, Seven, King"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Video and Film - Party
    • 2012-01-22 - 2012-03-11

    The exhibition started from playing cards. For the artist a "playing card" is making an artwork through the medium of duplication. The exhibition introduces his new puzzle book, "The Playing Card", which...More »

  • poster for Aiko Miyanaga Exhibition

    Aiko Miyanaga Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2011-11-03 - 2011-11-06

    Using materials like naphthalene and salt, Aiko Miyanaga creates works that highlight and evoke the memories and narratives associated with different objects. Born into a distinguished family of Kyoto...More »

  • "Cross Counter Round Tokyo 2011" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Party - Performance Art
    • 2011-09-17 - 2011-10-02

    This project attempts to build interrelations between Japanese and British artists through the exhibition framework.More »

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