Urara Tsuchiya (b. 1979 in Japan) lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland.
Urara Tsuchiya works mainly with performance, video, and live events, often incorporating soft sculpture, costumes, ceramics and home cooking. These function as props to set up an alternate environment for out of the ordinary behaviours to take place.
Solo shows include: Connoisseurs world, Queen’s Park Railway Club, Glasgow, Scotland (2015); You have been selected, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012); Supercial Summer Club, (series of events and performances) as a part of 10 days in Summer, Queen’s Park Railway Club, Glasgow, Scotland (2012); The Naked Woodcutter, South London Cultural Centre, London, England (2009)
Group shows include: ARTBASH, Texas, USA (2015); Eternal Bronzer, The Penarth Centre, London, England (2015); Chew Crew, Transition Gallery, London, England (2014); Statics, Transmission, Glasgow, Scotland (2013)
Residencies include: Shonibare Studio, London, England (2016); Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Scotland (2015); CCA, Glasgow, Scotland (2014); Embassy of Foreign Artists in Geneva, Switzerland.