Press release :

im labor is pleased to announce a group show "Mud, Tokyo and Swimming" at Park Tower Hall Gallery1 in Tokyo, Japan. This show is going to be the first project presented by artist-run gallery im labor.
In this show 8 emerging artists from England and Japan will be exhibiting their work.

Artists :

Harriet Florence Farmer

b.1990 lives and works in London,UK

http://www.harrietflorencefarmer.com

Education

2016-2018 MA Painting,Royal College of Art
2013-2016 BA (Hons) Fine Art Printmaking, Brighton University
2007-2009 National Diploma Art & Design, City College, Brighton & Hove

Awards

University of Brighton, The Bridge Award- Painting, Printmaking 2014

Selected Exhibitions

2016 CGP Gallery, Southwark
WIP, RCA Interim, Jan, RCA
2015 This is Change – Onca Gallery, Brighton
BYSSO – University Gallery South
2014 The Heart Grows Fonder – FORMAT, Derby
2013 The Landing – Brighton University
Art Schism – Gloucester Rd, Brighton
2012 WOAD, Paris

Erin Laura Hughes

b.1989 lives and works in London, UK

http://www.erinlaurahughes.com

Education

2016-2018 MA Painting, Royal College of Art
2009-2012 BA, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University

Selected Exhibitions

2017 Home-Time, Robert Young Antiques, London
FAKE SARDINES, Crimscott Street, London
Time-Poor Dreamers, Cypher Space, Berlin
Meaningful Vision, Pembroke Art Gallery, Oxford
House Dimplex, Norlington Road Studios, London
Cypher 0.3, Cypher Space, Berlin
2016 Backdrop, ASC Studios, London
Backdrop, Cypher Space, Berlin
Phantom Object-Beings, Cypher Space, Berlin
Cypher 0.2, Cypher Space, Berlin
Open Cypher, Cypher Space, Berlin
Ying Colloseum Volume 8 UV Spielothek, Hertabrücke
Cypher 01, Cypher Space, Berlin

India Nielsen

b. 1991lives and works in London, UK

http://indianielsen.com

Education

2016-2018 MA Painting, Royal College of Art
2013-2016 BA, Slade School of Art
2012-2013 Central St. Martins

Selected Exhibitions

2017 CHAIN by 15, London
'WIP WIP WIP' Royal College of Art, London
2016 Seer Kin Lives at Jack Bell Gallery
Royal College of Art Work in Progress show
Slade Degree show
2015 The Cast of the Crystal Set: X Marks the Bokship at Matt’s Gallery
Later with… East Anglia Records + Collet TV – Live broadcast at Slade MA Degree show
O Yes – Foyles Bookshop soho

Toru Otani

b.1988 lives and works in Kanagawa, Japan

Education

2013-2015 MFA, Tokyo University of the Arts
2009-2013 BFA, Tokyo University of the Arts

Selected Exhibitions

2017 planet, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo
2016 Landscape Space, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo
2015 Casablanca, Kodama Gallery, Kyoto
Chain Reaction, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo
LogictheSymbolicDream, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo
2014 After Appropriation, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo

Kaoru Okubo

image : Courtesy of the artist and Kodama Gallery

b.1990 lives and works in Saitama, Japan

Education

2015 MFA, Tokyo Zokei University

Selected Exhibitions

2017 RISOKYO, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo
2016 Watching Man from Hitomigaura Bay, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo
2015 Super Body Maniac β, Kodama Gallery, Kyoto
Super Body Maniac, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo
2014 He, Kodama Gallery, Kyoto
2013 Memento Mori ~ Eros and Thanatos, Shirokane Art Complex, Tokyo (curation: SUGIMOTO Hiroshi)

Ichiro Mishima

b.1986 lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Education

2013-2015 MFA, Tokyo University of the Arts
2009-2013 BFA, Tokyo University of the Arts
2007-2009 Associate degree, Akita Municipal Junior College of Arts and Crafts

Reina Sugihara

b.1988 lives and works in London, UK

Education

2016-2018 MA Painting, Royal College of Art
2009-2012 BFA, Tokyo University of the Arts

Selected Exhibition

2017 Time-Poor Dreamers, Cypher Space, Berlin
WIP, Royal College of Art, London
WHIP, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of art, London, Curated by Erin Hughes and Tahmina Negmat
2015 My butter dog is coming to us, Gallery W, Tokyo
Portrait of Beach, my studio, Tokyo
2012 Tokyo University of the Arts Degree Show, Tokyo

Felix Treadwell

b.1992 lives and works in London, UK

2016-2018 MA Painting, Royal College of Art
2012-2015 BA Painting, Camberwell College of Arts

Awards

2014 HIX Award Winner

Selected Exhibitions

2018 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Block 336, London, UK
2017 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, BALTIC Centre of Contemporary
Union Gallery, Bethnal Green, London, UK
Good Good, Double Good. Lewisham Art House, London, UK
Baesquit, The Benevolent Association of Excellent Solutions, Deptford, UK
WIPWIPWIP (Work In Progress Show) Royal College of Art, London, UK
2016 A Face Like Yours, APT Gallery, Deptford, London, UK
pet rocks, Carousel Upstairs, Marylbone, London, UK
2015 Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK
2014 Hans Brinker Painting Prize, Hans Brinker, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Young International Contemporary Art, Kyoto, Japan