Akiko Okumura

Promotion Alain Resnais


Akiko Okumura

Born in 1986 in Saitama (Japan)

Akiko Okumura was born in Japan in 1986; she lives and works in Lille, France. After her graduation from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Saint-Etienne and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, she had her first solo-show in 2012 at Bureau d'Art et de Recherche in Roubaix. Her installation and sculptural work explores the boundaries between the natural sciences and art. In 2014, she began working with film at Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains. In her first film, made in Japan, she describes the transition between ancient folklore and urban supernatural phenomena. The film has been presented at contemporary art events and film festivals such as CPH:DOX in Copenhagen and FESTCURTAS BH in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.


Flying phosphorus and shooting stars

Film - 2015

présenté dans le cadre de l'exposition Panorama 17

L'île des ondes millénaires

Installation - 2016

présentée dans le cadre de l'exposition Panorama 18