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Kimiya Yoshikawa&Hsiao-Chi Tsai


Tsai Hsiao-Chi, born 1981, Hsinchu, Taiwan. Kimiya Yoshikawa, born 1980, Tokoname, Japan. After completing their studies at the Royal College of Art in 2006, they began collaborating with Tsai Hsiao-chi from Taiwan in textiles and Kimino Yoshikawa from Tokoname, Aichi, Japan, in sculpture. They have held numerous commissions and exhibitions in Europe, South East Asia and elsewhere, including futuristic flowers, which decorated seven show windows of Harvey Nichols in 2007. In November 2016, two 27-metre mobile sculptures were installed at St Thomas' Hospital in front of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London. They continue to present their work nationally and internationally.




Tsai Hsiao-Chi

2004 – 2006 Royal College of Art, London, UK Master of Arts, Mixed-Media Textiles

2001 – 2004 Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK Bachelor of Arts, Textile Design

Kimiya Yoshikawa

2004 – 2006 Royal College of Art, London, UK Master of Arts, Sculpture

2001 – 2004 Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art Sculpture


<Selected Commissions / Public Arts>

2022 "Day Dream" Winter installation, GREEN SPRINGS, Tokyo

2020 JING AN KERRY CENTRE ‘Love Together’ Valentine’s Day art installations, commissioned by Jing An Kerry Centre, Shanghai, China

2019 MIDLAND SQUARE ‘White Fantasia’ Christmas art installations, commissioned by Midland Square, Nagoya, Japan

   NUIT BLANCHE TAIPEI 2019 ‘The Glamour of Albizia’, Taipei, Taiwan

   BUSAN BIENNALE Sea Art Festival ‘Nebulous Bouquet – Couplet’, outdoor public art, Dadaepo Beach, Busan, South Korea

2018 TAIWAN MITSUKOSHI ‘Blazing Bloom’ solo, a series of six art installations for Taipei, Tai-Chung, Tainan branches, commissioned by Mitsukoshi department Store, Taiwan

   GREENWICH PENINSULA ‘By the River’, window glass murals for three mixed-use buildings, commissioned by Knight Dragon Developments, Greenwich, London, UK

2017 HARVEY NICHOLS ‘Joys of Spring’, seven front window sculptural art installations commissioned by Harvey Nichols department store, Knightsbridge and Edinburgh, UK

   ST. THOMAS’ HOSPITAL ‘Aquatic Flora I & II’, two of 9-storey high permanent sculptures for new East Wing atriums, commissioned by Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

2015 HENRY MOORE COURTYARD ‘Tsai & Yoshikawa Figure No.1’, stainless steel sculpture, commissioned by Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

2014 BURY SCULPTURE CENTRE ‘A Couplet’, pair of permanent frontage façade sculptures commissioned by Bury Council, Bury, Greater Manchester, UK

2013 GUY’S & ST. THOMAS’ CHARITY ‘Micro Macro’, permanent head office entrance atrium sculpture, commissioned by Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Charity, London, UK

2012 CREATIVE SUPPORT LET’S ‘Nebulous Bouquet’, outdoor temporary public art commissioned by Creative Support Let’s (NPO), Hamamatsu City, Japan

2011 WHITEFRIARGATE STREET ‘Rainbow-friargate’, three temporary public art for Art in Empty Space initiative, commissioned by Hull City Council, Hull City, UK

2010 FUKUI KOSEI HOSPITAL ‘Mountains’, four permanent large-scale foyer paintings commissioned by Fukui Kosei Hospital, Fukui, Japan

2009 CHINATOWN ‘The Lion’, permanent outdoor public sculpture for Chinatown commissioned by Chinese Art Now & Shaftesbury PLC, London, UK

2007 HARVEY NICHOLS ‘Futuristic Flowers’, seven front window display art installations commissioned by Harvey Nichols department store, Knightsbridge, London, UK 2006 SOUTH BANK CENTRE ‘Wisteria’, stage set art installation for Queen Elizabeth Hall Poetry International Festival, commissioned by South Bank Centre, London, UK 2005 KEW GARDENS ‘Chrysanthemums Falling,’ wall hanging for Orangery Restaurant commissioned by Royal Botanical Kew Gardens, London, UK

2002 WANDSWORTH CYCLING ROAD ‘Wonder Wandle Tree’, permanent bronze sculpture for Wandsworth Cycling Road, commissioned by Sustrans Organization, London, UK


<Selected Exhibitions>

2021 2021 TAIWAN LANTERN FESTIVAL IN HSINCHU MOAT LIGHTS ‘Phototaxis’, Hsinchu City, Taiwan

2020 SONGSHAN CULTURAL & CREATIVE PARK ‘Plant a Trip’, Taipei, Taiwan 2019 YUEJIN LANTERN FESTIVAL ‘Breathing with Light’, Tainan City, Taiwan

2018 NATIONAL TAIWAN MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS ‘Flowers of Immense Charm: a masterpiece exhibition by four major museums’, Taichung, Taiwan

   SECRET 7 Planar 1/1, fundraising auction for Mind Charity, ACE Hotel, London, UK 2017 NAO MASAKI GALLERY ‘Shape of Air’ solo exhibition, Nagoya, Japan

2017 'SHAPE OF THE AIR' Gallery NAO MASAKI, Japan

2016 SAATCHI GALLERY ‘Future Island’ group show, Start Art Fair, London, UK

2015 SAATCHI GALLERY ‘Ignis Fatuus: Dream & Delusions’ group show, London, UK

   MATTHEW WILLIAMSON, ‘Pop Blooms’ solo exhibition, Bruton Street, London, UK

2014 BURY ART MUSEUM & SCULPTURE CENTRE ‘Scintilla from Our Sun’ solo exhibition, Asia Triennial Manchester, Manchester, UK

   HAMANAKO GARDEN PARK ‘10th Anniversary Flower Exposition’, Hamamatsu, Japan

2013 THE PUBLIC ‘The Light and Dark Fantastic’ solo exhibition, West Bromwich, UK

   GARAGE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORY ART ‘Art Experiments’, Moscow, Russia

   INDIA ART FAIR, Scream Gallery, New Delhi, India 2013 ART STAGE SINGAPORE, Scream Gallery, Singapore

2012 PM GALLERY & HOUSE ‘The Light and Dark Fantastic’ solo exhibition, London, UK

   VERY FUN PARK, ‘Power of Colour’ art festival, Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan

   CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK, Vessel Gallery, London, UK

2011 ORIGIN ‘Lux Craft’, Craft Council & Nokia, London Design Week, London, UK 2011 VERY FUN PARK, ‘Light Up’ Art Festival, Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan

   LONDON JEWELLERY WEEK, ‘Treasure’ International Jewellery Fair, London, UK

2009 ART AMSTERDAM, Gallery Brutto Gusto, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

   TALENTE 2009, award exhibition, New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, Germany

2008 GALERIE HANDWERK, ‘Digitaler Formenschatz’, Munich, Germany

2007 DA-AI ART FESTIVAL, ‘Origin of The Secret’, Hsin-Chu City, Taiwan 2007 MAISON ET OBJET, ‘Now! Design A Vivre’, Paris, France



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