Works on Paper

Exhibition to commemorate the publication of “DRAWING – Point and Line and Plane to Tube” and “Excavation Today”

venue: NADiff a/p/a/r/t  Tokyo

dates: February 29(Thu) – March 24(Sun)
open hours: 12 PM to 8 PM | closed on Monday | close at 7 PM on Mar.1, 7, and 15


March 15  (Fri) 19:30-21:00

Talk Session with Yusuke Asai (Artist)


Drawing Dialogue by Tim Ingold (Anthropologist) and Hiraku Suzuki

date: October 30(Mon), 2023
venue: Lecture Room 1, Fine Arts Department, Tokyo University of the Arts
Organized by: Department of Arts Studies and Curatorial Practices, Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts; Global Art Practice, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts


Excavation Today

venue: The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Gallery 4, 5

dates: September 16(Sat) – December 19(Tue)
closed on Mondays (except Sept. 18, Oct.9, Nov. 27, Dec. 11, 18), Sept. 19, Oct. 10, Nov. 13-23, Dec. 4-8, 14
open hours: 9:30-17:00 (tickets available until 16:30)

sponsored by JINS HOLDINGS Inc., agnès b. Japan Inc., YAMATO CORPORATION
cooperated by SHIROIYA HOTEL, rin art association

Solo Live Drawing + Talk
September 16(Sat) 15:30-16:00

Cross Talk: Meruro Washida (Director, Towada Art Center / Associate Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts) x Hiraku Suzuki
November 4(Sat) 14:00-15:30

Live Drawing with FUJI|||||||||||TA (Sound Artist)
December 2(Sat) 15:30-16:30

Gallery Talk by Curator
October 8(Sun), November 8(Wed) 14:00-15:00

Press Release DL


DRAWING – Point and Line and Plane to Tube

Hiraku Suzuki’s first essay (in Japanese) published by Sayusha

“By thinking of drawn lines as tubes, Hiraku Suzuki revolutionises our understanding of the entangled world we live in.”   Tim Ingold

Publication date: September 20, 2023
Hardcover,  284 pages
Design: Yukimasa Matsuda + Shoji Sugimoto, Cover: Hiraku Suzuki
ISBN978-4-86528-384-6 C0071
price: ¥2,400+TAX
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Hiraku Suzuki and Keita Mori duo exhibition
venue: Mitsukoshi Contemporary Gallery (Tokyo)
dates: July 12 (Wed) – July 24 (Mon) 2023
※Close at 5:00 pm on July 24



Presented by The National Centre for Drawing

venue: National Art School (Sydney) / Online
date: April 1 (Sat) 2023,  AEST 9:30-5:00pm 
Hiraku Suzuki will have a dialogue with Mr. Gary Warner at JST 1:15pm 

Vernon Ah Kee (QLD) and Brian Martin (VIC)
Sera Waters (SA) and Kay Lawrence (SA)
Carolyn Craig (NSW) and Joan Ross (NSW)
Hiraku Suzuki (Japan) and Gary Warner (NSW)


Mural at the Towada Community Center – Stones Playing with Lights

The permanent mural “Stones Playing with Lights” has been completed at the Towada Community Center (designed by Sou Fujimoto), which opened in September 2022.

To commemorate the unveiling of the mural, a dialogue between Hiraku Suzuki and Sou Fujimoto will be held at the Towada Art Center. The event will be moderated by Meruro Washida, Director of the Towada Art Center.

Online streaming of a dialogue between Hiraku Suzuki (artist) and Sou Fujimoto (architect)
venue: Towada Art Center, Aomori (Japan)
dates: December 11(Sun), 2022 16:00 – 17:00



venue: Former Shiraoi Hakkutsudo (Hokkaido)
dates: August 27(Sat) – October 10(Mon)
video archive: Hiraku Suzuki x Rekpo (MAREWREW) Shiraoi Session 2022


Art Front Selection 2022 summer

Art Front Selection 2022 summer
venue: Art Front Gallery (Tokyo)
dates: August 5(Fri) – 28(Sun)
※Closed on Mon/Tue


Signals – Drawing Tube

Published by Drawing Tube (Hiraku Suzuki, Kazuki Nakahara, Tommaso Gorla, Nicole Lenzi)
Text by Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge (Curator)
Price: 15 Euros
Size: 285x210mm (108 pages)
Japanese/English Printed by KOPA (Lithuania)
ISBN: 978-4-9909559-1-5

Book Launching Exhibition
Title of the exhibition: “Signals” Drawing Tube
venue: NADiff a/p/a/r/t 1F (1-18-4 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)
dates: July 7 (Thu) – July 31 (Sun) 2022


MOT Collection – Garden of Light / Continuing Whispers

venue: The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan), Collection Gallery 1F / 3F
dates: March 19(Sat) -July 19(Sun) 2022
opening hours: 10:00-18:00 (Tickets available until 30 minutes before closing.)



venue: MtK Contemporary Art (Kyoto)
dates: March 3(Thu) – April 3(Sun) 2022
Closed on Monday


Drawings – Plurality

artists: Hiraku Suzuki, Goro Murayama, yang02
venue: PARCO MUSEUM TOKYO (Shibuya)
dates: January 21(Fri) – February 7(Mon) 2022


Traces of Life

venue: Arts Maebashi (Gunma)
dates: November 13(Sat)2021 – March 6(Sun) 2022


NEW HORIZON – with Sohei Nishino

venue: EACH MODERN (Taipei)
38 Lane 79 Sec. 2 Xinyi Rd. Taipei 100 Taiwan;Postal Address|7F 12 Sec. 2 Ren’ai Rd. Taipei 100 Taiwan / Tuesday – Saturday 12 p.m.- 7 p.m.
dates: October 22(Fri) – November 20(Sat) 2021



venue: La Fab (Paris)
Place Jean-Michel Basquiat, 75013 Paris, France
dates: September 24(Fri) – October 23(Sat)



“Wavering Light / Diffusing Color” Collection exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma

venue: The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
dates: September 11(Sat) – November 7(Sun)2021





Summer Selection:Drawing Nature

dates: August 6(Fri) – September 5(Sun) 2021


constellation #02

venue: rin art association
dates: Jun 20(Sun) – August 15(Sun) 2021


Next World – Taguchi Art Collection x Iwaki City Art Museum

venue: Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
dates: April 3(Sat) – May 16(Sun) 2021


TOKYO CANAL LINKS 2021 “Drawing Orchestra featuring Abdelkader Benchamma”

date: March 12(Fri) 2021 19:30 – 21:00
drawers: Hiraku Suzuki, Daijiro Ohara, Abdelkader Benchamma, Kasetsu, Akiko Nakayama, Sohei Nishino, Mineki Murata, Yang02
visual technical support: Tomoya Kishimoto
sound design: Toshihiko Kasai

Archive Full ver. :
Space Shower TV Special :


SILVER MARKER—Drawing as Excavating

Publication Information
Title: SILVER MARKER—Drawing as Excavating
Artworks and Text: Hiraku Suzuki
Design: Yuri Suyama
Essays: Simon Kaner (Archaeologist / Executive Director and Head of Centre for Archaeology and Heritage, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures), Ryuta Imafuku (Anthropologist), Tomoko Yabumae (Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo)
Published by HeHe
Special Support: agnés b.
Price: 8,900 yen (excl. VAT)
Size: 285 x 210 mm / 144 pages / Codex binding / Slipcase
*The back cover of each book is customized by the artist’s hand-inscribed lines (traces).
Languages: Japanese / English
ISBN978-4-908062-30-8 C0071
Released in January 2020



venue: WHAT, Tokyo
dates: 12 December, 2020–30 May, 2021


Intermedia Art 2020 APPARATION

venue: The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts
dates: September 20(Sun) -October 3(Sat)2020
Closed on Mondays and September 23(Wed)



“Recollecting the new lines”
date: September 19(Sat)2020
online streaming


Silver Marker and Some Stones

“SILVER MARKER—Drawing as Excavating” Publication Commemorative Exhibition
venue: agnès b. galerie boutique (Tokyo)
Minamiaoyama 5-7-25, Minato-ku, Tokyo, agnès b. Aoyama 2F
dates:January 18 (Sat) – March 15 (Sun)
opening reception: January 17 (Fri) 18:00–20:00


MOT Annual 2019 Echo after Echo : Summoned voices, new shadows

venue: The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

dates: November 16(Sat) 2019 -February 16(Sun) 2020

December 8(Sun) 2019, 14:00-15:30
Artists’ Talk/ Gozo Yoshimasu × Yoi Suzuki × Hiraku Suzuki

December 15(Sun) 2019, 15:00-16:30
Performance Session/ Hiraku Suzuki × Akio Suzuki

February 2(Sun) 2020, 15:00-16:30
Drawing Orchestra/ Hiraku Suzuki, Daijiro Ohara, Naha Kanie, Sohei Nishino, Saori Hala, Mineki Murata, Yang02, BIEN


Excavating Reflections

venue: Galerie chantiers Boîte Noire (Montpellier, France)
Hôtel Baudon de Mauny, 1 rue carbonnerie F-34000 Montpellier
dates: September 6(Fri) 2019 -November 9(Sat) 2019



venue: MO.CO. Panacée
14 Rue de l’École de Pharmacie, 34000 Montpellier, France
dates: September 5(Thu)  -September 8(Sun) 2019


Globe as a Palette ; Contemporary Art from The Taguchi Art Collection

venue: Sapporo Art Museum and others, Hokkaido, Japan
November 19 (Tue) 2019–January 13 (Mon) 2020 Sapporo Art Museum
September 7 (Sat) 2019 –November 10 (Sun) 2019 Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido

June 28 (Fri) 2019 –August 29 (Thu) 2019 Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido

April 16 (Tue) 2019–June 19 (Wed) 2019 Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art



The WALL 01 – SUZUKI Hiraku

venue: Sapporo Odori 500-m Underground Walkway Gallery, Hokkaido, Japan
dates: July 13(Sat) 2019 -January 14(Tue) 2020
Opening Hours: 7:30-22:00



venue: The Miyagi Museum of Art
dates: February 23(Sat) 2019 -April 7(Sun) 2019
hours: 9:30–17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
closed on Mondays

Talk event on March 30(Sat) 2019 


Arawashi No Uta

venue: Hajimari Art Center
dates: November 10(Sat) 2018 -January 20(Sun) 2019
closed on Tuesdays and December 31 -January 4


The Writing of Meteors – Hiraku Suzuki Solo Exhibition

venue: EACH MODERN (Taipei, Taiwan)

address: 156 Sec. 4 Xinyi Road Taipei 106 Taiwan

dates: October 6(Sat) – November 7(Wed) 2018

hours: 12:00 – 19:00 (closed on Mondays)

opening reception: October 6(Sat) 15:00 – 18:00


Traffic – Hiraku Suzuki Solo Exhibition

venue: Art Front Gallery
address: Hillside Terrace A, 29-18 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0033
dates: April 27(Fri) – May 27(Sun) 2018
hours: 11:00 – 19:00 (closed on Mondays, May 3-5)
opening reception: April 27(Fri) 18:00 – 20:00


Contemporary Art of the 21st Century – Taguchi Art Collection

venue: Hiratsuka Museum of Art (Kanagawa, Japan)

dates: April 21 (Sat) – June 17 (Sun) 2018

hours: 9:30-17:00 (admission until 16:30)

closed day: Every Monday (open on Monday April 30)


Drawing Now Paris – Le salon du dessin contemporain

4 rue Eugène Spuller 75003 Paris
dates: March 22(Thu) – 25(Sun) 2018
hours: 11:00 – 20:00 (19:00 on Sunday)


Adventure in “Seeing”

venue: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
dates: January 27 (Sat) -June 24 (Sun)2018
hours: 10:00 – 18:00 (until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays)
closed on Mondays (Open on Feb 12), and Feb 13 (Tue)


The Riddle of Art: Takahashi Collection

venue: Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
dates: December 23(Sat)2017 -February 28(Wed)2018
hours: 10:00–17:30 (last admission at 17:00)
closed on Mondays


Drawing Tube vol.03
Abdelkader Benchamma x Hiraku Suzuki Drawing+Talk

dates: November 12 (Sun) 2017, 14:00-16:00
Venue: Tokyo Arts and Space Residency
Address: Arts Kikukawa 1F, 2-14-7 Tatekawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0023

Abdelkader Benchamma, who is one of the world’s leading artists in contemporary drawing scene and has shown works at 54th Venice Biennale (2011), The Drawing Center (New York, 2015) and Sharjah Biennial 13 (2017), will have an experimental dialogue (Drawing+Talk) with Hiraku Suzuki who explores and seeks to expand the realm of drawing focusing on the relation between picturing and writing.

<related exhibition> Wall Art Project “Point To Line No.2 / Abdelkader Benchamma“
October 27 (Fri) 2017 -February 28 (Wed) 2018
venue: Agnes b. Ginza (Tokyo)


Flap-flop, Clap-clop: A Place Where Words Are Born

dates: October 20 (Fri) 2017 – January 16 (Tue) 2018
venue: Arts Maebashi (Gumma, Japan)

■“Genesis of Writing”- A dialogue with Kyuyo Ishikawa (calligrapher) is included in the exhibition catalogue published by SAYUSHA Inc.

■Hiraku Suzuki Live Drawing Performance / Dialogue with Ryuta Imafuku (a professor of Anthropology and Communication at the Graduate School of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)will be held on December 9(Sat) 2017.