SHIGE MORIYA
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He is Originally from Japan, He has been based in Williamsburg, 
Brooklyn since 1996. Recently, He has been working on a series 
of two-dimensional drawings and print works; however, he works 
primarily as a video-based installation artist. His installations 
are often light sculptures. 

He has created site-specific installations and performances at 
galleries and music venues throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan, 
collaboratingn with various musicians and dancers. Additionally, 
his work has been presented internationally in Japan, Vietnam 
and Germany.


SOLO PROJECTS

2005 
“Wall Project ” outdoor video projection. 
Williamsburg, NY

“Time/the place/realization”, video installation, with 
sound by Grundik & Slava. at Diapason Gallery, NY

“Floating point -forest-“ at CAVE Williamsburg, NY     
“Wall Project ” outdoor video projection, 
Williamsburg, NY

“Floating Point“- Fire works-” at Nebuki gallery/cafe, 
Osaka, Japan

“Transformation” at Ishida-Taiseisha Hall, Kyoto, Japan


2001 
“Floating Point“- Fire works-”, NY Center for 
Media Arts, NY

“Floating Point” -Green-”, 23 Windows, NY, Video 
Installation & Performance

“Floating Point” -Green-”, CAVE, NY, Video Installation & 
Performance

Organized a 2 two day film festival at b.p.m., NY      
“The Things We Step On”, CAVE, NY, Video Installation & 
Performance

2000 
“Floating Point -Fire-”, CAVE, NY, Video Installation & 
Performance

“Floating Point -Water, Green & Canyon-” at CAVE, NY, Video 
Installation & Performance

1999 
Began video documentation focusing on the underground art 
scene, shown mainly at CAVE

1998 
“The Things We Step on”, CAVE

1997 
“With Chaos”, CAVE

1996 
Established an alternative space, “CAVE”, in Williamsburg, 
Brooklyn, NY

1996 
“The Things We Step on,” CAVE

1995 
“The Things We Step on”, as poet & Director, at the Loft Cave, 
South St. Seaport, NY


GROUP & COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS 

“Homo Dramaticus”, video projection for Theater play, 
at Repertorio Espanol, NY 

“Untitled improv”, Dance piece, direction & video projection, 
part of Lower East Side Festial of Arts, at Theater for the 
New City, NY

Ambient box series, Video projection with Kenta Naga, CAVE, NY

“Actions Through Senses” Video projection for Monthly Dance 
session, at CAVE

Performance Improvisation piece, direction & video projection 
at NY Butoh Festival, TNC, NY

“Floating Point –un/consiousness-  Direction, with CAVEnsemble, 
CAVE, NY   

“Within Pearls” video projection onto performers at CAVE, NY 

Peace Attack collaborated with Naoki Iwakawa at CAVE & Studio 84, NY

“impurity” Video screening at Ocularis, NY

“Una Luz” video projection for Ximena Garnica’s performance at CAVE, 
NY “W(rite)”, Theater play. Joined as a videographer at City College 
of NY. Directed by Ximena Garnica.

2003 
“Ocean” Live video screening with dancer Ximena Garnica at b.p.m., NY

“Floating point” –Slot- installation at CAVE, NY. for the first NY Butoh Festival.

“Intervention” collaborated with Michael Krynski at the-artist-network.

2002 
Dreams Back to Dreams” at The Puffin Room, Soho, NY working with
-Treaders in the snow- dance company 

“Floating Point” Installation at Resonant Wave Festival, Berlin, Germany.

“Intervention” collaborated with Michael Krynski at Goethe Institut in Hanoi.

2001 
“8 Eggs & A Pair of Fur Shoes” an Opera, as Film maker & Screening, for 2   
month at Big Bordel, NY

“Floating Point” - Fire works-” Weekend group show at X gallery, Harlem, NY

“Floating Point” -Green-”at 23 windows, NY, Video Installation & Performance 

2000 
“Floating Point” at Swiss Institute, NY One Night Event

1999 
Curated 10 times of “Experimental music series” at Espresso Bar, Soho, NY

1998 
“Comfortable Insanity” as Curator, at Cast Iron Gallery, Soho, NY

1997 
“Total Eclips” as Curator, at Wah Center, Williamsburg, NY

1996-2004 
Invited some Group Exhibitions & Performances as artist, poet, 
musician & Co-Curator.

1996-2004 
Hosted 4 -7 exhibitions annually at the CAVE as director. 
(CAVE has 5 different rooms. Each exhibition has 5 Individual 
exhibition & some performances.)

1996  
“The Things We Step on” at CAVE

1995 
“Embedded” As poet & Curator, at Cast Iron Gallery, Soho, NY

“A Material” As poet & Curator, at Institution of Youth, NY

“A Day of Focusing” As poet & Curator, At Angel Orensanz      
Foundation, Norita, NY

“Rise & Shine” As poet & Curator, at Cast Iron Gallery, Soho, NY


GRANT AWARDED

2002 Ford Foundation grant, via IIE for Artist-in-Residence program in Hanoi, Vietnam


RESIDENCE

2002 Artist in Residence program at Hanoi ContemporaryArt Center, Hanoi, Vietnam.