Born 1978 in Miyagi, Japan
Lives and works in Kanagawa, Japan
MFA at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Currently lives and works in Kanagawa, Japan. Focusing on the act of drawing, Hiraku Suzuki’s practice encompasses a large variety of media, including two-dimensional works, installations, murals, video, performance, and sculpture. He is constantly expanding the field of drawing as a method for generating and transforming space and time. He received the grand prize of FID International Drawing Contest in 2017.
Recent solo exhibitions have included those held at ACAC (Aomori/ 2015), Daiwa Foundation (London/ 2013), Wimbledon Space (London/ 2011), Galerie du Jour (Paris/ 2010).
Group exhibitions include “Very Addictive” Yinchuan Museum of Contemporary Art (China/ 2016), “Think Tank Lab Triennale” Wroclaw Architectural Museum （Poland/ 2015）, “TRAITS d’esprit” Galerie du Jour Agnes b. (Paris/ 2015) , “Vancouver Biennale” (Canada/ 2014), “Nissan Art Award” Bank Art NYK Studio (Kanagawa/ 2013), “Son et Lumière, et sagesse profonde” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (Ishikawa/ 2012), “One And Many” Location One (New York/ 2011) and “Roppongi Crossing” Mori Art Museum (Tokyo/ 2010). Publications include GENGA (Kawade Shobo Shinsha and Agnes b.). He has also been taking part in interdisciplinary projects that involve sound, architecture, and fashion such as his collaborations with Agnes b. and COMME des GARÇONS. He has been organizing the platform for alternative drawing research and practice “Drawing Tube” since 2016.