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Sagacho Exibit Space 1983-2000 Fixed-Point Observation of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma. KOIKE, Kazuko ‘PentimentoーThings that have Come to Emerge’, pp. 18-23; [plates] SOSIE pp. 200-201, Mio Shirai p. 281[profile]p. 296; TANOKURA, Koichi ‘A Focal Point for The Future of Poetry and Art’, pp. 303-306; TANIGUCHI Katsuhiro ‘IL GIOCO DEL PARADISO Or the Genealogy of Sagachi Exhibit Space’, pp. 311-314


Earth Attack, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art. HAITO, Masahiko ‘”Earth Attack” is laughing between Lesser Emperors and Moby Dick’, pp. 58-63; KANAZAWA, Takeshi ‘”Earth Attack” ー A summarization 75 years later’, pp. 64-69; SAWARAGI, Noi ‘Is the★ in the Japanese tittle of “Earth Attack” a star or a planet? If the later…’, pp. 70-75; TOMII, Reiko ‘The Presence of Painting, Or a Safely Close Distance’, pp. 76-82; MITSUDA, Yuri ‘”Earth Attack” and Shinjiro Okamoto’ pp. 84-95; SAKAI, Tadayasu ‘Okashin-san on a bicycle’, pp. 96-101. [list of works] pp. 104-118; [Descriptions of Exhibits]pp.120-133; [Appendices]Mio Shirai pp. 148-149; [plates]Earth Attack No.1- No.11, Installation view


Paintings Here and Now, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo. KAMIYAMA, Ryoko ‘Looking at the World of Painting Today’, pp. 9-11; SAKAMOTO, Akemi ‘From the 1990s to ”Paintings Here and Now”’, pp. 14-15; SHIRAI, Mio[plates] pp. 49-57, [comment] [biography]pp. 97-98

Abracadabra of Drawing 12 Artists Who Cast Their Spells on Paintings and Spaces, Ichihara Lakeside Museum. KATO, Chika ‘Magic Spells and Drawings’, pp. 16-24 ‘The Circulation of “Blank” and “Magical Energy”‘, p. 20;NARIAI, Hajime ‘The Materialism of the Shamans’, p. 86-88; [plates]pp. 46-53,pp. 92-95[list of works]pp. 117-118; [on the artist]KATO, Chika ‘Mio Shirai’, pp. 132-133; [biography]p. 171


SETOUCHI TRIENNALE 2013, Uno port, Okayama. SHIRAI, Mio p. 294, pp. 300-301

11th Art Program Ome 2013, Ome Municipal Museum of Art, Tokyo. exh. cat., pp. 30-31


ROADSHOW, void+, Tokyo. MITSUDA, Yuri “ROADSHOW Time”, p. 1; ‘Mio Shirai Mrs.Teeny’, p. 4; [plates] pp. 4-5

Unknown —Artists in the Post-3.11 World—, exh. cat., Ayumi Gallery, Tokyo. SHIRAI, Mio [comment] p. 148; KATO, Chika ‘Body’, p. 166, SHIMIZU, Tetsuo “Unknown Life”, pp. 172-174; [plates] pp. 11, 16-17, 63, 141

Aichi Triennale 2013 -Awakening, Aichi. exh. cat., HAITO, Masahiko p. 116; [plates] pp. 116-117


Shin Minatomura—A Small City for the Future, exh. cat., Shinko-pier, BankART1929, Yokohama. SHIRAI, Mio ‘Spiral Home’, p.66; [plates] pp. 60-61, 137


TO-BE TOKYO+BERLIN COMMUNICATION ART, exh, cat., Freies Museum Berlin, Germany, pp. 84-85


The 1st Tokorozawa Biennial of Contemporary Art SIDING RAIL ROAD 2009, exh. cat., Seibu railroad factory, Saitama, pp. 192-195

BankART Life2, exh. cat., BankART1929, Yokohama, pp. 163-164, 220, 222


GOULDING, Alison “Artist explores UK/Japanese links through Alice in Sunderland – Curiouser and Curiouser”, Sunderland Echo, August 14, 2008 pp. 26-27

‘A Gift to Those who Contemplate the Wonders of Cities and the Marvels of Travelling’, Mio Shirai, Erika Tan. Northern Gallery of Contenporary Art, England, 2008

Artists File 2008: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art. File 006: Mio Shirai. exh. cat., The National Art Center, Tokyo/ Special Exhibition Gallery 2E. MINAMI, Yusuke “Mio Shirai and Three-Part Work about Art”, pp.5-7; [plates] pp. 9-24 [biography] pp. 27-28; [bibliography] pp. 29-30


ECHIGO-TSUMARI ART TRIENNALE 2000, Niigata, pp. 154-155


images of women in Japanese contemporary art 1930s-‘90s, exh. cat., The Shoto Museum of Art, Tokyo

Inside of Works, Outside of Works, exh. cat., Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, pp. 48-49


6.Triennale Kleinplastik1995 Europe-Ostasien, exh. cat., SudwestLB Forum, Stuttgart, Germany. HEGYI, Lorand, ‘Europe-Ostasien Bemerkungen zur Konzeption der Ausstellung und zur Positionierung der zeitgenossischen Kleinplastik’, pp. 14-43; HASEGWA, Yuko ‘ Die “friedlich Kompromiblosen” Bemerkungen zur japaneschen Kunstauffassung’, pp. 70-76; [biography]p. 232; [plates]p. 233

Fukui International Video Biennale, exh. cat., SHIRAI, Mio ‘Public Rose’, pp. 105-108

MITSUDA, Yuri ‘flowers for wounds’, Art and Asia Pacific, Sydney, vol. 2, No. 2, April, 1995, pp. 60-69


Mio Shirai: ill see ill said, exh. cat., East West Cultural Studies, New York, HEARTNEY, Eleanor, 1994

KUNST HEIMAT KUNST, exh. cat., Kunstlerhaus Graz, Austria, HROCH, Sigrid, ‘Watched While Sleeping’, pp. 16-17


Jahresbericht Verein Shedhalle 1993, Shedhalle, Zurich, [exh.record], p. 45

Mio Shirai, exh, cat., Hillside gallery, Tokyo. SHINOHARA, Motoaki, ‘For Two Ms’

ONDRACKA, Pavel, “Umení jak ho delaji zeny”, atelier, Czech Republic, May 27, 1993

HOFLEINTNER, Johanna, “Jennifer Bolande, Silvia Gertsch, Marie Theres Huber, Pipilotti Rist, Mio Shirai”, Forum International No. 17, Switzerland, March 1993

MAURER, Simon & LUX, Harm, Artis, Bisoingen-Behringen, Germany, February, 1993

ORO D’AUTORE: GIAPPONE e STATI UNITI D’AMERICA, exh. cat., Basilica Inferiore di San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy. [notes on the work], p. 34; [plates], pp. 35, 84-85


HILTMANN, Gabriela, ‘von nicht überwindbarerDistanz’, Basier Zeitung, Basel, December 29, 1992

[exh. preview], Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Zurich, December 18, 1992

[exh. preview], ‘Auf ins〈Zipfelmützenkino〉!’, Der Bund, Bern, December 14, 1992

EGGENBERGER, Ursula/ ETTER, Ludmilla, ‘Mechanikerinnen von Ready-mades’, Zurichsee-Zeitung, December 8, 1992

[exh. preview], “Kunst aus drei Kontinenten”, Neue Zucher Zeitung, Zürich, December 5

MAURER, Simon, Tages Anzeiger, Zurich, December 5, 1992

Jennifer Bolande, Mio Shirai, Marie-Theres Huber, Silvia Gertsch, Pipilotti Rist, exh. cat., Shedhalle, Zurich. LUX, Harm, “Mio Shirai”

FUTURE CHRONICLE, exh. cat., Memory’s Gallery, Nagoya

1st habitart Exhibition MAKING ROOM—space as material—, exh. cat., Pacifico Yokohama, AMANO, Taro, “MAKING ROOM—space as material—“

SILVA, Arturo, “Kenjiro Okazaki and Mio Shirai”, The Daily Yomiuri, April 16, 1992

Mio Shirai, exh. cat., SOKO Tokyo Gallery, 1992


The Silent Passion: Seven Artists from Japan, exh. cat., Tochigi Prefectural Museum of fine Arts, Utsunomiya, [plates] pp. 22-27

Mio SHIRAI, exh. cat., Hillside Gallery, Tokyo. YAMAMOTO, Kazuhiro, “Suggestive Silence” p. 1; SAWARAGI Noi, “Atmosphere”, p. 2; MITSUDA, Yuri, “The Reverse of Iconography: Shirai Mio”, pp. 3-5; SHINOHARA, Motoaki, “For Two M’s”, p. 6; HAYAMI, Takashi, “Shirai Mio’s Duality”, p. 7; NAKAMURA, Hideki, “To the Indefinite Topos”, pp. 8-9; BROWN, Azby, “Interview with Shirai Mio”, pp. 10-11

The 7th Triennale India 1991, exh. cat., New Delhi. NAKAMURA, Hideki, “Crystallization of the Relation to the External”, pp. 6-7; “Mio SHIRAI; To the Indefinite Topos”, pp. 18-19; [plates], pp. 20-23


BROWN, Azby, “Trias’ and Others”, Asahi Evening News, November 30, 1990

MIO SHIRAI, exh. cat., Hillside Gallery, Tokyo. SHIMIZU, Tetsuro, “Incomplete Completion”

The 26th ‘Artists Today’ Exhibition <Trias> , exh. cat., Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, KONDO, Yukio, “AN EMPTY SPACE”


MIO SHIRAI, exh. cat., Hillside Gallery, Tokyo, 1989. NAKAMURA, Hideki, “An Elementary Analysis of Life”; SHIRAI, Mio [statements]