• Born in Gifu, Japan 1973
  • Raised in Kyoto.
  • Graduated from Osaka University of Arts

Chigusa Muro makes visual images in various ways.
Setting quiescence images into a frame, she weaves the unique sense of flowing time,
abstracting the boundary between reality and imagination.

Solo Exhibitions

1999.10.“melt away” AD&A Gallery, Osaka
2002.6.“It’s up to you” CASO Gallery, Osaka
2003.6.“Duo” Street Gallery, Kobe
2003.8.“Telepathy” Gallery sowaka, Kyoto
2005.12.“Line” GalleryYamaguchi Kust-Bau, Osaka
2006.9.“Behind the Eyes” Osaka University of Arts, Osaka
2007.2.“Behind the Eyes” IF MUSEUM Innerspaces,Poznan, POLAND
2016.11.“A Blank in Layers” Lumen Gallery, Kyoto
2019.10.“Shadow Collection” Kousagisha Gallery, Kyoto

Selected Group exhibitions

1996.3.“UITEN” Blue Nile Gallery, Osaka
1997.4.“Art Move” Kobe Art Village Center, Hyogo
2002.8.“Video Library 2002” Gallery sowaka, Kyoto
2003.8.“Video Library 2003” Gallery sowaka, Kyoto
2003.8.“Sound,Dance,Visual” Kobe Art Village Center, Hyogo
2003.11.“W cieniu eliwy i na ostrzu miecza. WspoIIczesna sztuka japonii” Arsenal gallery, Poznan,POLAND
2004.2.“W cieniu eliwy i na ostrzu miecza. WspoIIczesna sztuka japonii” Program gallery, Warsaw,POLAND
2004.6.“Under Trial” CASO Gallery,Osaka
2004.7.“Tokyo-Newyork” IF Museum Inner Spaces, Poznan,POLAND
2004.9.“Mokrydeszcz” With Tomek Wendland(Poland), Gallery sowaka, Kyoto
2004.11.“stay with art-kyoukaisen” Hotel T'Point, Osaka
2005.4.“Ura Art Map” Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto
2005.11.“East Wind - West Wind” Shanghai Creek Art Center,Shanghai, China
2008.4.“schon-shan” KunsthalleFaust,Hannover, Germany
2010.5.“Mediators” The National Museum Of Warsaw,Warsaw, Poland
2016.6.“Kakureta Niwa” Iwakura Jissouin, Kyoto
2021.1.“Movie will speak! 2021” galerie16, Kyoto

Short Video works

2008.7.Slider-DVD “TAKASHI WATANABE,onpalabel, Berlin, (“general pause” Chigusa Muro)
2010~2016. Collection Image Movie For Fashion Brand “NINP”
2018.10.“the night of voice 02”, (produce / BOOKS+kotobanoie + Otowasansou)

Video & Stage effect

1999.12.ZLVZX Vol.9 “cosmos” KOMABA AGORA THEATER, Tokyo (Video)
2000.2.ZLVZX Vol.9 “cosmos” TORII HALL, Osaka
2001.11.Dracom “Dynamics of GUDAGUDA” Wing Field THEATER, Osaka
2003.1.Dracom “Green” AI HALL, Hyogo
2004.11.ZLVZX “SADO” DORAMA-KAN, Tokyo

Special Effects

2012.7.“Miroku” (Directed by Kaizo Hayashi), Assistant of Takashi Ito.


  • IF Museum Inner Spaces ,Poznan,POLAND