Born in 1976 in Nara, Taro Izumi lives in Tokyo. His work has been featured in several solo shows, in particular at Ongoing, Tokyo (2015), The National Museum of Art, Osaka (2014), Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden (2014). The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan, are also exhibiting his work in 2017. He has appeared in a large number of group exhibitions, such as “Une forme olympique”, HEC – Espace d’Art Contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas, France (2016); “Voice of images”, Palazzo Grassi – Fondation Francois Pinault, Venice, Italia (2012); “Waiting for Video: Works from the 1960s to Today”, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan (2009); “Between Art and Life, Performativity in Japanese Art”, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland (2008); “Out of the Ordinary: New Video from Japan”, MOCA, Los Angeles, USA (2007); “After the Reality”, Deith Projects, New York, USA (2006). His artworks are part of several major collections, including those of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, the Fondation François Pinault, the Kansas Spencer Museum of Art, the Conseil Général de Seine‐Saint‐Denis, the Fonds Municipal d’Art Contemporain de la Ville de Paris and the Fondation Kadist. He is represented by the Galerie Georges-Philippe and Nathalie Vallois in Paris and the Galerie Take Ninagawa in Tokyo.