Yusuke shibata Born in 1980 in Fukuoka in Japan, currently lives and works in Tokyo. He graduated from Musashino Art University in the major of painting in 2005 and obtained a MFA in Printmaking in Fine Arts at Musashino Art University in 2007. He mainly works in video, photography and sculpture, and creates installation work with them. He works focus on the truthfulness and falsehood of people, objects, and events for he is interested in the fact that, “relationship between reality and fiction seems to be polarizing, but in actuality, the two are always two sides of the same coin.” He states that in the modern-day world, the boundary between truth and false is blurred, and the question of what is real and unreal cannot be established. His recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition “Meeitng Point” (Yet Thirtieth Experimental Art Space, Hong Kong, 2018), “Public and Freedom” (WAITINGROOM, Tokyo, 2017), solo exhibition “Public and Freedom” (Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, 2016), group exhibition “Oku-Noto Triennale” (Former Kodomari nursery, Ishikawa, 2017) , group exhibition “Shibata and Yamamoto’s First February” (Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, 2016), solo exhibition “BGM” (WAITINGROOM, Tokyo, 2014), group exhibition “NENDO” (PAN///, Manila, Philippines), group exhibition “Some Like It Witty” (Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong, 2014), solo exhibition “DRIBBLE” (Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, 2013), performance work at “Roppongi Art Night 2013” (Tokyo, 2013) and many others in Japan and abroad.