Sawa uses lo-tech video animation to create poetic dreamscapes – ruminations on ideas of time and motion, innocence and alienation, dislocation and displacement.

Hiraki Sawa Biography

Hiraki Sawa was born in Ishikawa, Japan.

Recent exhibitions include Experimenta Playground, International Biennal of Media Arts, Melbourne, Australia and 12e Biennale de l’ Image en Mouvement, Centre Pour l’Image Contemporaine, Saint Gervais, Geneve. Sawa has exhibited solo all over the world including Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK., National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan, and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Hiraki Sawa directed David Sylvian’s video for Small Metal Gods.

His work is represented by James Cohan Gallery in New York.

To see more please visit his website here


Void Gallery is supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Derry City Council.