Drifting Through, 2013

Fumito Urabe
Drifting Through, 2013
Driftwood, sand, old paper, Japanese mineral pigments, glue
Dimensions variable
Installation view
Courtesy of the Artist and GALLERY SIDE 2 and Takahashi Collection


The son of a monk, Fumito Urabe is interested in the interaction between Eastern philosophy and contemporary art. Urabe’s work has been exhibited at the Art Tower Mito, Japan (2012); Tokoname Studio Gallery, Nagoya University of Arts, Aichi, Japan (2010); Contemporary Art Museum Ise, Japan (2009); Bunka Forum, Kasugai, Japan (2009) and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany (2007). Urabe received his BFA, MFA and PhD from Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 11


Urabe, Fumito

Drifting Through

I collect found objects and use them as the basis for my installations and drawings.
Fumito Urabe