CHIHIRO TAZURO

Biography

Chihiro Tazuro (1989, Japan) is a Multidisciplinary Artist currently based in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

 

Throughout her formative years, she studied rhythmic gymnastics and later on, in college, contemporary dance.  At that time, using her body and mind in their synergistic entirety as the instrument and as the liaison, between inspiration and expression, physical utterances and mental postures; she choreographed several dance pieces which heightened her desire for artistic expression.  At the age of 21, she moved to the Netherlands to further her studies of dance at Artez college.

 

Then, to The School of Visual Theater in Jerusalem to pursue a wider spectrum of arts including the art of performance, plastic, video, music, and more.  There is where her pieces began determining their most appropriate mediums for their composition. 

 

After graduation, she devoted herself to eastern music with a specialization in Persian wind instruments while at the same time independently publishing several plastic, performance, music and film projects at festivals and galleries throughout the global arena. 

 

By stepping away from how she is domesticated to interpret the life around her, she reshapes, or rather devoids it of any shape, dilates her perspective of the world and strengthens her awareness and connection to its facets.  Her interest is in conveying how the materials she uses exist without borders and allowing them to determine the form of their uncategorized state.

About 

In 2011, she graduated as a B.A in physical education, dance and choreography from the Japan Women's College of Physical Education. While studying there she decided to further pursue her artistic interests, and so, in 2008-2011 she worked as a dancer for the dance company "Resonance" in Tokyo.

In 2012 she attended a dance festival in Israel, piquing her interest in the local art scene. Afterwards, in 2012-2016 she studied at the School of Visual Theater in Jerusalem, "Hazuti", graduating with a B.A in Art. While studying she developed new skills in the areas of film making, animation, music and singing, puppetry, acting, photography, performance and drawing . From then on she started mixing all kinds of medias to express herself in the best way. 

Since 2016 she's been preforming for "Hazira" theater.

In 2016-2019 she is studied at "The Center For Middle Eastern Classical Music" in Jerusalem.   

Persian Singing, Persian flute and Middle Eastern Classical Music (Persian, Arabic, Turkey, Andalusia, Rebetiko, Flamenco, Indian classical musics) were her area of expertise.

At Amsterdam's 2018 "Art in Oost" festival she preformed her physical-sound piece "Over There". 

In the same year, she founded the music band "Koi Fish" with Elik Harpaz. Together they toured different festivals in Israel. 

"Next To me" was Chihiro's exhibition at "Uriel 23" art gallery, located in Tel Aviv, in 2019. It demonstrated her various areas of interest, including video, sculpturing, photography, painting and performance.

2020 her short animation film "A Tasty Fish " was released and it got Wacom prize at Creative Hack Award 2020, Tokyo, Japan. Also has been selected as a Finalist in Huntington Beach Cultural Cinema Showcase​ and more many Festivals.

Multidisciplinary Artist:

Video artist, Plastic artist, Singer, Persian Ney player, Musician, Performer, Dancer, Actress, Photographer, Editor, Animator.

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