瀨山葉子 Yoko Seyama簡介
The Berlin-based Japanese scenographer and multimedia artist Yoko Seyama specializes in spatial time-based art. Her background is architecture and performing arts. Her works combine digital elements with natural materials, which she is working into mutating spaces in Public Spaces, Theaters, Museums, Galleries. Light is one of her primary materials.
Her installations have been exhibited throughout the world, Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst Unna, EVI LICHITUNGEN Hildesheim (DE), LUMINA Festival of Light (Cascais, PT), Lighting Guerrilla Festival (Ljubljana, SL), Vilnius Light Festival (Vilnius, LT), Wood Street Galleries (Pittsburgh, US), STRP, TodaysArt, SonicActsXIII (NL), Pola museum annex, Todays Art (JP), Bangkok Citycity Gallery, MAIIAM (TH) and many others.
Her scenographic works often include light and kinetic sculptures. She has collaborated with various choreographers, directors, and composers: Jiri Kylian (Nederlands Dans Theater), Dirk P Haubrich, Jean-Philippe Dury (Leipzig Ballet DE), Giorgio Madia (Grand Theatre Łódź PL), Gentian Doda (Berlin Staatsballet DE), Iván Pérez (Dance Theatre Heidelberg DE), Fernando Melo (Norrdans SE, National Dance Company Wales UK), Megumi Nakamura (New National Ballet of Japan), Armen Hakobyan and Denis Untila (Aalto Ballet Essen DE), Roberto Scafati (Theatre Trier, DE), Raimondo Rebeck (Astana Opera, KZ), Lesley Telford (Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal), Benjamin Staern and others.
She holds an MA in ArtScience from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, and a BA in Architecture from Musashino Art University, Tokyo. She has received a grand from Pola Art Foundation (JP).