Riaki Enyama is a New York based visual artist who works in performance, painting and printmaking. She has kept a detailed daily dream diary since 2004 and studied dream analysis since 2006. All her works are based on her dreams and her dream interpretative practices. Her works has been exhibited in museums, galleries and film/music festivals internationally, such as LeRoy Neiman Gallery in New York City, Bakalar & Pine Galleries in Boston, Inside Out Museum in Beijing, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina in Serbia, Revolution and Sexual Revolution Film Festival in Tokyo and so on.

     Enyama is originally from Japan. She moved to New York in 2009 and received her MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts in 2013. She was a core member of a Tokyo - based counter-culture performance group Zero Dimension Women Corps (Zero Jigen/ ゼロ次元). Currently lives and works in New York. 

EXHIBITONS

2018   DRAW/SERBIA  Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina in Novi Sad, Serbia

2017   DRAW BOSTON MassArt Bakalar & Pine Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts

2015   Come Together, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York City

2014    DRAW -Mapping Madness-, Inside-Out Museum, Beijing, China

            United Against Speculation, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York City

            Portrait Show, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York City

            Comics at Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Butler Library, Columbia University, New York City

            

2013    M.F.A Thesis Exhibition, Fisher Landau Center For Art, Long Island City, New York City

            Magical Thinking, 200 Livingston st. Brooklyn, New York City 

            Live Archive, The Crucible building, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvinia

 

2012    M.F.A First Year Show, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York City 

            All You Need Is Dynamite, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York City

 

2010    Flea Market, M55 Gallery, Long Island City, New York

 

 

PERFORMANCES

 

Solo Performance

2014    A school girl attached penis, at Shrine, New York City

2012    A Girl From The Tale of Riaki, at Graphic Novel Class, Columbia University, New YorkCity

            Fetish Doll Performance - Lolita, at Open Studio, Columbia University, New York City

            Fetish Doll Performance - Japanese School Girl, at the opening of All You Need Is Dynamite, LeRoy Neiman Gallery,

                                                                                          Columbia University, New York City

 

Ensemble Performances (as a member of Zero Dimension)

2010   White Hare of Inaba, Wrong Gallery, Long Island City

 

2009   Incidents of Fetish Village, Super Deluxe, Tokyo,Japan

           White Hare of Inaba, Hatudai Contemporary Music Festival, The Doors, Tokyo,Japan

           Guerrilla Performance, Ginza Street, Tokyo,Japan

           Incident of Fetish Village, Sekigahara War Land, Gifu, Japan 

 

2008    Incident of Fetish Village, Goshiki-en, Nagoya, Japan

            Guerrilla Performance, Õsu festival, Nagoya, Japan 

            Dream in Thailand, Ayutthaya, Thailand

 

EDUCATION

2013 M.F.A., Columbia University School of the Arts, New York City  

2005 B.F.A.,  Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan

         

Press/ Media

 

2015    DRAW mapping maddness, exhibition catalog p.82-p.83

 

2014    Apogee Issue 3, 'An incident of Fetish Village' 'The girls attached Penis' p.72 - p73

 

2013    M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition Catalog, Columbia University School of Visual Arts, p.18 - p.19

 

2010    Art Terrorism and Shamanism, an essay 'For the art terrorism and shamanism' p.91 - p.97

 

2009    BijyutuTecho,vol.61, NO.918 'Where is India?' p.109

            Talking Heads Series, NO.38,'The new world and ghost' Nobuo Shiga,p. 172 -p.173

                                                            'Zero Jigen,restart!' Tougo Fujisaki,Kouichi Iida,p.174-p.177