- Born 1980 in Kanagawa, Japan
- Based in Kanagawa, Japan
Tsuda Michiko received her Ph.D. in Film and New Media Studies from Tokyo University of the Arts. Her body of work includes installations composed of arranged mirrors, picture frames, and video apparatuses, as well as pieces created in collaboration with various performers. It allows the viewer to freely wander spaces organized around their own presence and that of the camera; with each shift in perspective, the boundaries grow indistinct between what is real and what is false, the acts of seeing and being seen, the roles of the viewer and the performer. Based on the inherent qualities of visual media and the viewer’s subjection to the gaze of the camera, Tsuda’s work is both simple and carefully calculated. It questions the act of seeing itself, as well as the cognitive processes or bodily sensations we unconsciously take to be self-evident.
- Roppongi Crossing 2019: Connexions, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
- Observing Forest (solo), Zarya Center for Contemporary Art, Vladivostok, Russia
- 20th Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan, Art Division, New Face Award
- Open Space 2016: Media Conscious, NTT InterCommunication Center[ICC], Tokyo, Japan
- The Day After Yesterday (solo), TARO NASU, Tokyo, Japan