Born 1976 in Osaka. Graduated from the International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences [IAMAS].
Creates video pieces and installations by assembling audio/video recordings, found objects and other ordinary materials. Main works include "Fat Shades", a video piece filmed in Vietnam and Cambodia, and "Light Symbol", imitating a projector by shining pictographs chiseled into the surface of a light bulb through a lens to focus into an image on the wall.
Recent solo exhibitions include "Criterium 80: Takao Minami" at Art Tower Mito (2010), "Flickers: new media art from Japan" at Goethe Institute Hanoi (Vietnam, 2009). Participated in the Lyon Biennale 2013, the "Invisibleness is Visibleness" group show at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei (2011), and others.