Rei Hayama

Visual & sound artist. Lives in Japan.

Through the cinematic approach, I am revolving around the topic of nature, other living things and human beings, seeking a "windows" or "tunnels" or "boats" connecting the human beings and the natural world.





Education / Residency Program

2018 Toward the Tactile Visions, Chiang Mai & Bangkok (TH)

2017 BANSKÁ ST A NICA, Banská Štiavnica (SK)

2015 Klanklânskippen, Popfabryk and theatre De Lawei (NL)

2012 BA, Department of Moving Images and Performing Arts, Tama Art University, Tokyo (JP)




Solo Exhibition / Screening


2018 - 2019 The Pearl of Tailorbird, Empty Gallery, 15th Dec.- 26th Jan. (HK)
Rei Hayama Five Experimental Films, Empty Gallery, 26th Jan. (HK)




Selected Group Exhibition / Screening


2019
WILDEN, Wolf Kino, Berlin, 30th Jun. (DE)
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola, Donostia / San Sebastián, 18th Jun. (ES)
FILMADRID BONUS TRACK Pilarica, Madrid, 16th Jun, (ES)
Aperture: Asia & Pacific Film Festival, Birkbeck Cinema, London, 8th Jun. (UK)
Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sheffield, 8th Jun. (UK)
Delphi Arthaus Kino, Stuttgart, 4th Jun (DE)
19th Nippon Connection Film Festival, Frankfurt, 28th May - 2nd Jun. (DE)
8 SUPER 8. DE LO DOMÉSTICO A LO INFINITO, Madrid, 26th Apr. (ES)
Animistic Apparatus, Alliance Française Cinema, Bangkok, 21st Apr. (TH)
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola, Donostia / San Sebastián, 9th Mar. (ES)
Flaherty NYC’s screening series "PUZZLING", Anthology Film Archives, New York, 12th Feb. (US)


2018
Seibutsu to taiwasuru oto, Bonjour! Gendai Bunmei, Kyoto, 8th Dec. (JP)
Alliance Française Cinema, 14th May. (TH)
Chiang Mai University Art Center, 5th May. (TH)
The Thai Film Archive, 27th Jan. (TH)


2017
Doshisha University Kambaikan, Clover Hall, Kyoto, 21st Nov. (JP)
Museo CAV La Neomudéjar, Madrid, 5th & 17th Nov. (ES)
Center for New Music, San Francisco, 14th Sep. (US)
Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, 15th Jun. (NO)
Kurant, Tromsø, 10th Jun. (NO)
Display BSC, Galéria Jozefa Kollára, Banská Štiavnica, 26th May. (SK)
63. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 15th May. (DE)
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, 9th Apr. (DE)
Spektrum, Berlin, 17th Apr. (DE)
Lichtblick-Kino, Berlin, 19th Apr. (DE)
KASK cinema, Ghent, 30th Jan. (BE)
Tama Art university KAMINOGE, 6th Feb. (JP)


2016
Les Frigos,SCRATCH EXPANDED, Paris, 17 Sep. (FR)
Mount Florida Screenings, Glasgow, 9 Jun. (UK)
Crater Lab, Barcelona, 14 Jun. (ES)
Fylkingen, Stockholm, 18 Jun. (SE)
A4 - priestor súčasnej kultúry, Bra slava, 22 Jun. (SK)
AEMI, Ireland, 2 Apr. (IE)
ÉCOLE SUPÉRIEURE D'ARTS & MÉDIAS DE CAEN/CHERBOURG, Paris, 31 Mar. (FR)
Osaka, Cine Nouveau, 20. Feb. (JP)
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Yebisu, 14,19 Feb. (JP)
BOZAR, brussels, 2 Feb. (BE)
University of Westminster, London, 25 Jan. (UK)
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE, New York, 23 Jan. (US)


2015
Tamabi Eizo Festival, Akiba Tamabi 21, Tokyo (JP)
CINEMATEKET, Oslo, 29 Nov. (NO)
UPLINK Factory, Tokyo, 28 Nov. (JP)
Northern Charter, Newcastle, 26 Nov. (UK)
Close-Up, London, 25 Nov. (UK)
Het Bos, Antwerp, 20 Nov. (BE)
De Player, Rotterdam, 18 Nov. (NL)
Extrapool, Nijmegen, 17 Nov. (NL)
Schouwburg De Lawei, Drachten, 15 Nov. (NL)
OT301, Amsterdam, 10 Nov. (NL)
Tama Art University, Tokyo, 25 Oct. (JP)
Akiba Tamabi 21, Tokyo, 25 Jul. - 6 Sep. (JP)


2014
National Robles Godoy theater, Lima, 1-6 Dec. (PE)
Japonica, Kyoto, 3 Nov. (JP)
Cafe Moyau, Okayama, 2 Nov. (JP)
Spazio Rita, Nagoya, Aichi, 31 Oct. (JP)
100% CINEMA: Japón, Programa audiovisual de Rei Hayama, LA CASA ENCENDIDA, 9 Jun. (ES)
Fundacion Luis Seoane, A Coruna, 2-7 Jun. (ES)
Cinemateket, Oslo, 1 Jun. (NO)


2013
UNATTAINED LANDSCAPE, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (IT)
The Star And Shadow Cinema, Newcastle, 13 Nov. (UK)
color out of space, Brighton, 7 Nov. (UK)
Vera, Groningen, 5 Nov. (NL)
Cavia, Amsterdam, 2 Nov. (NL)
WORM, Rotterdam, 30 Oct. (NL)
1335 MABINI 'TYO>MNL>[+]', Manila, 8 Aug (PH)
Green Papaya Art Projects 41B 'TYO>MNL>[+]', Manila, 7 Aug (PH)
Doshisha University -ghost of Cinema-, Kyoto, 9 Jul (JP)
Exhibition "UNATTAINED LANDSCAPE", Venice, Jun.- Oct. (IT)
Art Cinema OFFo , Gent, 4 Mar. (BE)
TV Centraal, Antwerpen, 1 Mar. (BE)


2012
Shin Sekai, Roppongi, Japan 9 Dec. (JP)
San Francisco Cinematheque, 25 Oct. (US)
Top Kino, 6 Oct. (AT)
Gunthers Film Club, 30 Jan. (BE)


2011
California Institute of the Arts (US)
Pompna College (US)
Los Angeles Filmforum, Echo Park Film Center, 19 May. (US)


2010
126 POLAROID/photo exhibition, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanazawa (JP)


2009
SAYONARA Polaroid/photo exhibition, Shinjuku Ganka Garou, Tokyo (JP)



A traveling screening


2017 - present

The One Minutes Series, Dreaming the Dark: hands that see, eyes that touch,

Netherlands International Short Film Fes val Oberhausen (DE)
Dortmunder U (DE)
East China Normal University, Shanghai (CN)
MU, Eindhoven (NL)
Museum de Funda e, Zwolle (NL)
Museum Hilversum (NL)
Sandberg Ins tuut, Amsterdam (NL)
De School, Amsterdam (NL)




Selected Film Festival


2019
FILMADRID BONUS TRACK Pilarica, Madrid, 16th Jun, (ES)
Aperture: Asia & Pacific Film Festival, Birkbeck Cinema, London, 8th Jun. (UK)
Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sheffield, 8th Jun. (UK)
19th Nippon Connection Film Festival, Frankfurt, 28th May - 2nd Jun. (DE)

2018
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 4th May. (DE)

2017
Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Fes val, 27th Oct. (CZ)
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 15th May. (DE)

2016
PRAVO LJUDSKI FILM FESTIVAL, Sarajevo, 4-9 Nov. (BA)
MARFICI International Independent Film Festival, Mar del Plata, 8 Aug. (AR)
Tromso International Film Festival, Kurant, Tromso, 21 Jan. (NO)

2015
Noordelijk Filmfestival, Neushoorn, Leeuwarden, 14 Nov. (NL)
Media Art Festival, Westerkerk, Leeuwarden, 8 Nov. (NL)
JAPAN CUTS, New York, 12 Jul. (US)

2014
Festival de lima, Lima, 10-12 Aug. (PE)
La Casa Encendida, Madrid, 9 Jun. (ES)
S8, A Coruna, 2-7 Jun. (ES)
FLEX, Gainesville 22 Feb. (US)

2012
CROSSROAD, San Francisco Cinematheque, 20 May. (US)
50th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Apr. (US)
Image Forum Festival (JP)
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Jan. - Feb. (NL)

2011
European Media Art Festival, 24 Apr.- 1 May. (DE)

2010
25FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Sep. (HR)
Theatre Image Forum, Special Edition Screening, Oct. (JP)
Image Forum Festival, 28 Apr.-19 Jul. (JP)




Awards / Grants / Support


2018 JFBKK Small Grant Programs, for "Toward the Tactile Visions" (JP, TH)

2012 Support for overseas travel expenses, University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies (US)

2011 Grants of UNIJAPAN, supporting and promoting Japanese films abroad (JP)

2010 Grants of UNIJAPAN, supporting and promoting Japanese films abroad (JP)

2010 FUJI Award, 25FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival (HR)




Performance


2018 Alliance Française Cinema, Bangkok / with Makino Takashi and Arnont Nongyao, 15 May. (TH)

2018 Media Art and Design, Chiang Mai / with Makino Takashi and Arnont Nongyao, 12 May. (TH)

2016 Crater Lab, Barcelona / with Makino Takashi, 14 Jun. (ES)

2016 Fylkingen, Stockholm / with Makino Takashi, 18 Jun. (SW)

2016 A4 - priestor súčasnej kultúry, Bratislava / with Makino Takashi, 22 Jun. (SK)




Workshop


2018 Media Art and Design, Chiang Mai, 3-4 May. (TH)




Collaborative Curatorial Project


2010 - present
+screening project(Co-director) website:https://plusscreening.org



Publication


2019 "simulation of impossible", book of LEVE, Released by LEVE (ES)

2018 "simulation of impossible", LEVE6, Released by LEVE (ES)

2017 "8 super 8: DVD + book", published by (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico (ES)

2015 "The Focus", Snow lit rev, no. 3, Published by Allardyce, Barnett, Publishers (UK)

2014 "Against the boring completion of movie / EMBLEM", Plus Documents 2009-2013, Published by Plus Publishing (JP)

2012 "A child goes burying dead insects", one sided LP, Released by Ultra Eczema (BE)