Kohei Nawa, Ether#29, 2017, aluminum and paint, 2,180 mm × 446 mm × 446 mm (85-13/16" × 17-9/16" × 17-9/16") © Kohei Nawa Kohei Nawa Details1975, Osaka, JapanConnectkohei-nawa.net@nawa_kohei Kohei Nawa is a multidisciplinary artist whose diverse practice explores the perception of virtual and physical space and examines the relationship between nature and artificiality, and between the individual and the whole, illustrating how parts aggregate together, like cells, to create complex and dynamic structures.Notable solo exhibitions include: L_B_S at Ginza Maison Hermes, Tokyo (2009); Synthesis at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (2011); SCULPTURE GARDEN at Kirishima Open-air Art Museum, Kagoshima, (2013); and Throne on view as part of the Japonisms 2018: les âmes en resonance at the Musée du Louvre, Paris (2018). He has participated in the 6th Asia Pacific Triennial in Brisbane, Australia, 2009; the 14th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2010 (Grand Prize winner); Aichi Triennale in Nagoya, Japan, 2013, amongst others. Nawa is currently an Associate Professor at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. Kohei Nawa, PixCell-Deer#46, 2016, mixed media, 209.3 cm × 150 cm × 150 cm (82-3/8" × 59-1/16" × 59-1/16") © Kohei Nawa Kohei Nawa, PixCell-Double Deer#9, 2016, mixed media, 158 cm × 90 cm × 63.3 cm (62-3/16" × 35-7/16" × 24-15/16") © Kohei Nawa Exhibitions View All Palo Alto Kohei Nawa Trans-figure Past Jan 18–Feb 25, 2018 London Kohei Nawa Force Past Sep 9–Sep 19, 2015 Journal View All Museum Exhibitions Contemporary Asian Artists at Virginia's Hermitage Jun 04, 2019 Artist Projects Lee Ufan & Kohei Nawa in Setouchi Triennale Apr 17, 2019 Art Fairs Kohei Nawa's work presented in Paris during FIAC Oct 15, 2018 One-Artist Exhibitions Group Exhibitions Public Collections Periodicals Books and Catalogues Close Kohei NawaOne-Artist Exhibitions Kohei Nawa One-Artist Exhibitions DatesBorn 1975, Osaka, JapanLives and works in Kyoto2009–present, directed “Sandwich”, a creative platform for productionEducation1998, B.A. Kyoto City University of Arts, Fine Art Sculpture2003, Ph.D. Kyoto City University of Arts, Fine Art Sculpture2019Kohei Nawa: Recent Works, Pace Gallery, 12/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, July 19–August 29, 2019.Kohei Nawa: Vessel, Arario Gallery, Seoul, March 20–July 21, 2019.2018Japonisms 2018: Kohei Nawa, Throne, Musée du Louvre, Paris, July 13, 2018–February 18, 2019.Kohei Nawa: Throne, Galerie Vera Munroe, Hamburg, May 29, 2018–May 31, 2019.Kohei Nawa¸ Sarah Shepard Gallery, Larkspur, California, March 19–April 13, 2019.Kohei Nawa, Pace Palo Alto, California, January 18–March 4, 2018.2017Kohei Nawa: VESSEL, Arario Gallery, Shanghai, November 3, 2017–January 7, 2018.Kohei Nawa: ESPUMA, Japan House São Paulo, Brazil, September 23–November 12, 2017.2015Kohei Nawa: MOVEMENT, Arario Gallery, Shanghai, China, 2015.Kohei Nawa: FORCE, Pace London, September 9–19, 2015.Kohei Nawa: FORCE, Scai The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, March 7–April 25, 2015.2013Kohei Nawa: Director / TRAUMARIS, TRAUMARIS, Tokyo, Japan, 2013.Kohei Nawa: Garden, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan, 2013.Kohei Nawa: Manifold Document, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea, 2013.Kohei Nawa: Sculpture Garden, Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan, November 1–December 23, 2013.2012Kohei Nawa | Sandwich, Hankyu Umeda Gallery, Osaka, Japan, 2012.Kohei Nawa: Trans, Arario Gallery, Cheonan and Seoul, Korea, September 5–November 4, 2012.2011Kohei Nawa: Grid_Synthesis, B Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2011.Kohei Nawa – Synthesis, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2011.2010Kohei Nawa: Synthesis, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, 2010.2009Kohei Nawa: Cell, Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany, 2009.Kohei Nawa: L_B_S, Maison Hermès, Tokyo, Japan, 2009.Kohei Nawa: Transcode, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan, 2009.2008Kohei Nawa: PixCell, Pekin Fine Arts, Beijing, China, 2008.Kohei Nawa: The Poetry of Bizarre, The Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona, Spain, 2008.Kohei Nawa: Torso, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka, Japan, 2008.2007Kohei Nawa: PixCell, Ierimonti Gallery, Milan, Italy, 2007.2006Kohei Nawa: Air, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka, Japan, 2006.Kohei Nawa: Gush, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, January 20–February 25, 2006.2005Kohei Kawa: Drawings, Studio J, Osaka, Japan, 2005.2004Kohei Kawa: Catalyst, Nomart Editions / Project Space, Osaka, Japan, 2004.Kohei Kawa: 0409 Science Fiction, INAX Gallery 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2004.2003Kohei Kawa: Cell-osmosis, Uplink Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2003.Kohei Kawa: PixCell, Studio J, Osaka, Japan, 2003.2002Kohei Kawa: Cell, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka, Japan, 2002.Kohei Kawa: Kyoto Art Map, Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan, 2002.2001Art Synapse 2010: Nawa Kohei, Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan, 2001.2000Nawa Kohei: ANIMAZUMO, Gallery Sowaka, Kyoto, Japan, 2000. Kohei NawaGroup Exhibitions Kohei Nawa Group Exhibitions 2019Conversations: Contemporary Asian Art, Hermitage Museum & Gardens, Norfolk, Virginia, June 14–October 13, 2019.2017Japanorama. A New Vision on Art Since 1970, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France, October 20, 2017–March 5, 2018.Reborn-Art Festival 2017, Ishinomaki City, Miyagi, Japan, July 22–September 10, 2017.Takahashi Collection Mindfulness 2017, Yamagata Museum of Art, Japan, July 22–August 27, 2017.Voice of Asia, Arario Gallery, Shanghai, China, July 1–August 27, 2017.2016Aichi Triennale 2016: The Column Project, Trans-dimensional Photos: Images in the Future Tense, Aichi, Japan, August 11–October 23, 2016.New Sensorium – Exiting from Failures of Modernization, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany, March 5–September 4, 2016.Setouchi Triennale 2016: Inujima Art House Project, F-Art House, Okayama, Japan, March 1–November 30, 2016.2015COSMOS / INTIME – La collection Takahashi, La Maison de la Culture du Japon a Paris, France, October 7, 2015–January 23, 2016.The Hosomi Collection and the Contemporary Artists of Kyoto, Hosomi Museum, Kyoto, Japan, May 23–July 12, 2015.Takahashi Collection: Mirror Neuron, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan, April 18–June 28, 2015.Taguchi Hiroshi Art Collection: A Walk around the Contemporary Art World after Paradigm Shift, The Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Japan, February 3–May 17, 2015.Prudential Eye Awards, ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, January 17–March 31, 2015.2014Appetising Art: When Art Meets Food, Yokosuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan, 2014.Beyond and Between, Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, 2014.M Home: Living in Space RedStar Macalline Art Project, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, 2014.The Mirror – Hold the Mirror up to Nature, Nagoya Chamber of Commerce & Industry Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 2014.Mission [SPACE x ART]—Beyond Cosmologies, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, June 7–August 31, 2014.NOMART 25th Anniversary Event vol.3 Factory House, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan, 2014.Really?, Arario Museum, Jeju, South Korea, 2014.Visual deception II: Into the Future, Bunkamura the Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 2014.2013Aichi Triennale 2013, Nagoya, Japan, 2013.Inujima Art House Project, F-Art House, Okayama, Japan, 2013.Kohei Nawa | Sandwich, Eye of Gyre, Tokyo, Japan, 2013.2012Parallel Japanese Worlds, A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu, China, December 2, 2012–March 24, 2013.2011Artists with Arario 2011, Part 1, Arario Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 2011.Beyond, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, 2011.Bye Bye Kitty, Japan Society, New York, 2011.Grasstress 2011, Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice, Italy, 2011.Spiritainment, 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, 2011.2010City 2.0–The Evolutionary Theory of Contemporary City on the WEB Generation, Eye of Gyre, Tokyo, Japan, 2010.14th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2010.Franks-Suss Collection, Saatchi Gallery, London, 2010.Living in Evolution: Busan Biennale 2010, Busan, Korea, 2010.Nippon Artnext, Gaien-Campus International Research Center for Japanese Art and Culture, Tokyo, 2010.Product, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan, 2010.Trans–Cool Tokyo - Contemporary Japanese Art from MOT Collection, Singapore Art Museum. Traveled to: Bangkok Art Culture, Bangkok, Thailand, 2010.Great New Wave: Contemporary Art from Japan, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 2010.2009Animamix Biennial-Visial Attract & Attack, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009.First Passage, Artcourt Gallery, Osaka, Japan, 2009.From Home to the Museum: Tanaka Tsuneko Collection, The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan, 2009.MOT Field of Dreams, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan, 2009.Neoteny Japan, Takahashi Collection, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 2009.Renewal Open Memorial Exhibition –Reborn–, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan, 2009.6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery and Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia, 2009.VOCA 2009, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 2009.War and Art, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Galerie Aube, Kyoto, Japan, 2009.2008Black State, Studio J, Osaka, Japan, 2008.The Echo, ZAIM, Yokohama, Japan, 2008.Great New Wave: Contemporary Art from Japan, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2008.Japanese Group Show Senjiru – Infusion, Galerie Kashya Hildbrand, Zurich, Switzerland, 2008.Parallel World, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2008.Vivid Material, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan,2008.2007ArtScope 2005/2006, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany, 2007.Best of Discovery, SH Contemporary, Shanghai, China, 2007.Roppongi Crossing 2007: Future Beats in Japanese Contemporary Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 2007.2006Art Scope 2005/2006, Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.Banquet : A Feast for the Senses, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, 2006.Collection of Hara Museum, Hara Museum ARK, Gunma, Japan, 2006.Hydridity: The Evolution of Spaces and Spaces in 21st Century Art, 21C Museum, Kentucky, 2006.A Muse Land 2007 Beautiful Dreamer, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan, 2006.Smooth Sailing for BEARING NSK Bearing Art Exhibition, SPIRAL, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.2005Diverse Ways of Happiness - Japan Art Program Exhibition, Expo 2005 Aichi, Japan, 2005.Diverse Ways of Happiness - Proposal Drawing Exhibition, SPIRAL, Tokyo, Japan, 2005.ISCP Open Weekend, ISCP studio, New York, 2005.Nimbi and Penumbrae, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, New York, 2005.Valencia Bieninal - Agua sin ti no soy, Valencia, Spain, 2005.Visualize-The History and the Futurescape of Visual Media, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, 2005.2004Cafe in Mito 2004, Art Tower Mito - Contemporary Art Gallery, Ibaraki, Japan, 2004.Have We Met?, Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo, Japan, 2004.Hi-energy Field, Kpo Kirin Plaza, Osaka, Japan, 2004.Hi-energy Field, Temporary Contemporary, Tokyo, Japan, 2004.Jahres Gaben, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka, Japan, 2004.Multiples, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka, Japan, 2004.OSAKA・ART・KALEIDOSCOPE, OSAKA 04, CASO, Osaka, Japan, 2004.Premonition-S, Gallery SOWAKA, Kyoto, Japan, 2004.Sotto, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan, 2004.Winter Show, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, 2004.2003Art Court Frontier 2003, Artcourt Gallery, Osaka, Japan, 2003.Kirin Art Award 2003 Osaka, Kpo Kirin Plaza, Osaka, Japan, 2003.Kirin Art Award 2003 Tokyo, Hillside Forum, Tokyo, Japan, 2003.OMAMORI, Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan, 2003.Selected Artists in Kyoto (Grand Prix), Kyoto Cultural Museum, Japan, 2003.Take Art Collection, SPIRAL, Tokyo, Japan, 2003.Trans-, Kyoto Art Center, Japan, 2003.2002Art in CASO, CASO, Osaka, Japan, 2002.2001Boomerang Art Project Exhibition, Saw You, GAK, Bremen, Germany, 2001.Image and Materiality, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka, Japan, 2001.2000Art Synapse 2000, Gallery MARONIE, Kyoto, Japan, 2000.Boomerang Art Project in Kyoto, Kyoto Art Center, Japan, 2000.Boomerang Art Project, First Throw, Galerie WeissRaum, Kyoto, Japan, 2000.Feed Back, Gallery SOWAKA, Kyoto, Japan, 2000.Wool in Wool IWATE, Koiwai Farm, Iwate, Japan, 2000.1999OSMOSIS, Royal College of Art Gulbankian Gallery, London, England, 1999. Kohei NawaPublic Collections Kohei Nawa Public Collections Arario Sculpture Garden, Cheonan, South KoreaThe Art Foundation, KentuckyDaimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin, GermanyFranks – Suss Collection, London, EnglandHara Museum, Tokyo, JapanThe Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkMori Art Museum, Tokyo, JapanThe Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, JapanNational Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AustraliaPigozzi Collection, New YorkQueensland Art Gallery, Queensland, AustraliaRitz Carlton Kyoto, Kyoto, JapanShinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens, Fukuyama, JapanSovereign Art Foundation, Hong KongTakamutsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, JapanYaguchino-Watashi Station, Tokyo, Japan Kohei NawaPeriodicals Kohei Nawa Periodicals 2019Crow, Carlyn. “10 Hong Kong Art Exhibitions to See in July 2019” (Pace Gallery exhibition review). Hong Kong Tatler, 2 July 2019. https://hk.asiatatler.com/life/10-hong-kong-art-exhibitions-to-see-in-julyJames, Lauren. “How technology distorts nature: Kohei Nawa’s art for the information age – so tactile you want to feel it” (Pace Gallery exhibition review). South China Morning Post, 24 July 2019. https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/3019856/how-technology-distorts-nature-kohei-nawas-art-informationLane, S. Nicole. “Transforming the Mundane: A Review of Tara Donovan at the Smart Museum” (exhibition review). Newcity Art, 18 July 2019. https://art.newcity.com/2019/07/18/transforming-the-mundane-a-review-of-tara-donovan-at-the-smart-museum/Lempesis, Dimitris. “Art Cities: Hong Kong – Kohei Nawa” (Pace Gallery exhibition review). Dream Idea Machine, 18 July 2019. http://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=49256Levene, Louise. “Vessel at Sadler’s Wells, London – Packed with Beguiling Imagery.” Financial Times, 17 April 2019. https://www.ft.com/content/d0a4376a-60f7-11e9-9300-0becfc937c37Nawa, Kohei. “Q&A with Japanese Artist Kohei Nawa Who Distorts and Illuminates The World We Live In.” Interview with Mun-Delsalle, Y-Jean. Forbes, 19 May 2019. https://www.forbes.com/sites/yjeanmundelsalle/2019/05/19/qa-with-japanese-artist-kohei-nawa-who-distorts-and-illuminates-the-world-we-live-in/2018Andrews, Zach. “Kohei Nawa Adds Deer, Ducky and More to His Pixcell Lineup at Pace Gallery” (Pace Palo Alto exhibition review). Design Boom, 5 February 2018. https://www.designboom.com/art/kohei-nawa-pace-gallery-02-05-2018/Asthoff, Jens. “Kohei Nawa: Galerie Vera Munro” (exhibition review). Artforum 57, no. 3 (November 2018): 252, installation view.Barron, Zoe. “Review: Vessel.” Arts Hub, 3 March 2018. http://performing.artshub.com.au/news-article/reviews/performing-arts/zoe-barron/review-vessel-255314Clarke, Rita. “Vessel Perfectly Melds Headless Human Forms with Sculpture.” The Australian, 5 March 2018. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/stage/vessel-perfectly-melds-headless-human-forms-with-sculpture/news-story/bc48ee9ee07d9027243b46649f243f16Edalatpour, Jeffrey. “Kohei Nawa Presents 'Trans-figure' at Pace Gallery” (Pace Palo Alto exhibition review). Metro Active, 31 January 2018. http://www.metroactive.com/arts/Trans-figure-Pace-Gallery-Exhibit.htmlMcCarthy, Allison. “The Agenda: Kohei Nawa at Pace Palo Alto, California Cool Art Auction, and Last Chance for Walker Evans” (Pace Palo Alto exhibition review). California Home + Design, 26 January 2018. http://www.californiahomedesign.com/trending/2018/01/26/agenda-kohei-nawa-pace-palo-alto-california-cool-art-auction-and-last-chanceMichalarou, Efi. “Art-Presentation: Kohei Nawa-Trans-Figure” (Pace Palo Alto exhibition review). Dream Idea Machine, accessed 12 February 2018. http://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=33473Nonnenberg, Sheryl. “Radical Transformations” (Pace Palo Alto exhibition review). Palo Alto Online, 8 February 2018. https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2018/02/08/radical-transformationsPlatonova, Elena. “At SF’s FOG Fair, Dealers Tempt Tech Collectors.” Art Market Monitor, 15 January 2018. http://www.artmarketmonitor.com/2018/01/15/at-sfs-fog-fair-dealers-tempt-tech-collectors/2017Eldredge, Barbara. “Japan’s ‘Ship-shaped’ Pavilion Honors Lives Lost at Sea.” Curbed, 11 July 2017.Xu, Jiahui. “Wu Tou Zhi Qu, Hei An Zhong Tiao Yi Zhi Shi Dai Zhi Wu” (Arario Gallery exhibition review). Artco China (December 2017): 86–87, illustrated.Yasuda, Yuri Yureeka. "Pixel Perfect: Artist Kohei Nawa." Billionaire, 25 May 2017. https://www.curbed.com/2017/7/11/15951850/japan-shinshoji-zen-museum-gardens-temple-memorial2015Hasegawa, Kanae. “Nemika Concept Store by Kohei Nawa.” Frame Publishers, 5 March 2015. http://www.frameweb.com/news/nemika-concept-store-by-kohei-nawa“Kohei Nawa’s Black and White Exhibit of Chemical Substances at Scai the Bathhouse” (exhibition preview). Fashion Headline Japan, 9 March 2015. http://en.fashion-headline.com/article/2015/03/09/2407.htmlNawa, Kohei. “Interview: Kohei Nawa.” Interview with Andrey Bold. Gadabout, accessed 3 August 2015. http://gadaboutmag.com/interview-kohei-nawa/Nawa, Kohei. “Japan’s Alchemist-in-chief Brings Mutant DNA and the Distant Cosmos to Europe” (Pace London exhibition review). Interview with Matthew Ponsford. CNN.com, 7 October 2015. http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/15/arts/art-london-kohei-nawa/index.htmlShadforth, Amanda. “Kohei Nawa” Oracle Fox, 30 January 2015. http://oraclefox.com/2015/01/30/kohei-nawa-artist/2014“Kohei Nawa and teamlab for the SPACE x ART Exhibit in Tokyo” (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo exhibition review). Fashion Headline Japan, 10 June 2014. http://en.fashion-headline.com/article/2014/06/10/2253.html“Kohei Nawa’s ‘Foam’ Installation.” Juxtapoz, 8 January 2014. http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/kohei-nawas-foam-installation“Yoshiko Ikoma x Kohei Nawa Propose New Fashion.” Fashion Headline Japan, 7 March 2014. http://en.fashion-headline.com/article/2014/03/07/2125.html2013Azzarello, Nina. “Kohei Nawa forms a cloud-like landscape made of foam” (Aichi Triennale exhibition review). Designboom, 8 December 2013. http://www.designboom.com/art/kohei-nawa-forms-a-cloud-like-landscape-made-of-foam-12-08-2013/Caridad, Paul. “Crystal-Beaded Pixelated Taxidermy Sculptures. Visual News, 1 June 2013. http://www.designboom.com/art/kohei-nawa-forms-a-cloud-like-landscape-made-of-foam-12-08-2013/Crothers, Wayne. “Kohei Nawa’s PixCell-Red Deer.” National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 24 June 2013. http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/essay/kohei-nawas-pixcell-red-deer/Potucek, Victoria. “What Lies Beneath: Kohei Nawa’s ‘Pixcell Deer #24.’” Art Writing, 2 May 2013. http://artwriting.sva.edu/?post=what-lies-beneath-kohei-nawas-pixcell-deer-24“Sample a Taste of Kohei Nawa’s ‘Sandwich’ Stronghold at GYRE” (exhibition preview). Fashion Headline Japan, 12 December 2013. http://en.fashion-headline.com/article/2013/12/12/1849.htmlTabuchi, Hiroko. “Kohei Nawa Shifts Stereotypes and Shapes” (Aichi Triennale exhibition review). The New York Times, 29 October 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/29/arts/international/kohei-nawa-shifts-stereotypes-and-shapes.html?_r=3Tsuda, Rasa. “Kohei Nawa talked about his studio managent.” Azito, 23 March 2013. http://azito-art.com/topics/kohei-nawa-talked-about-his-studio-managent/2012Chin, Andrea. “Kohei Nawa: trans texture mapping sculpture.” Designboom, 5 November 2012. http://www.designboom.com/art/kohei-nawa-trans-texture-mapping-sculptures/“Sandwich Collective Artist Kohei Nawa Forms a Design Studio.” Modern Painters (June 2012): 66.Yoshimoto, Midori. “Bye Bye Kitty!!!” (exhibition review). Impressions, no.33 (2012): 118–127, illustrated.2011Chin, Andrea. “Kohei Nawa: pixcell emu at glasstress 2011” (exhibition review). Designboom, 5 July 2011. http://www.designboom.com/art/kohei-nawa-pixcell-emu-at-glasstress-2011/Filippetti, Jenny. “Kohei Nawa: Swell.” Designboom, 9 May 2011. http://www.designboom.com/art/kohei-nawa-swell/Wakeling, Emily. “Kohei Nawa: Synthesis” (Tokyo Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition review). Eyeline. July 2011. http://www.eyelinepublishing.com/eyeline-75/review/kohei-nawa2009Nawa, Kohei. “Apt6: Kohei Nawa: Artist Interview.” Qagoma. Online video, 05:31. 5 December 2009. http://tv.qagoma.qld.gov.au/2012/11/29/apt6-kohei-nawa-artist-interview/ Kohei NawaBooks and Catalogues Kohei Nawa Books 2018VESSEL. Texts by Tetsuya Ozaki, Damien Jalet and Kohei Nawa. Kyoto: SANDWICH Inc., 2018.2014Mission [SPACE x ART] - Beyond Cosmologies (exhibition catalogue). Tokyo: Seigensha, 2014.Nawa, Kohei and Sandwich. Creative Platform for Contemporary Art. Kyoto-shi: Gagugei Shuppansha, 2014.Simple with Soul (exhibition catalogue). Jeju: Arario Museum, 2014.2011Giubilei, Francesca, ed. Glasstress 2011 (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Demetrio Paparoni, Bonnie Clearwater, Lidwij Edlekoort et al. Venice: Marsilio Editori, 2011.Kohei Nawa: Synthesis (exhibition catalogue). Tokyo: Akaaka Art Publishing, 2011.Koyama, Taisuke. Sandwich Textures: Taisuke Koyama Collaboration with Kohei Nawa/Sandwick. Tokyo: Artbeat Publishers, 2011.2009Yamashita, Satoyu and David Elliot, ed. Tokyo Visualist. Interviews with Makoto Aida, Jun Aoki, Kohei Nawa, etc. Tokyo: Didiuebu, 2009.2008Knelman, Sara and Lisa Baldissera. Great New Wave: Contemporary Art from Japan (exhibition catalogue). Victoria: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 2008.