MITSU SALMON

EDUCATION

2012- 2014 MFA- School for the Art Institute Chicago

2001- 2005   BFA- New York University | Tisch School of the Arts

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2018  Mt. Shamao (with Milad Mozari), ESS with Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago

2018  Trances of Botany, PAM, Los Angeles

2018  Formosan Wood, Oilwick, Indianapolis

2018  Resonate Traces (with Milad Mozari), Presence, Sugar Space, Indianapolis

2018  Resonate Traces (with Milad Mozari), Taipei Artist Village, Taipei

2018  Trances of Botany (with Ryotaro), Urbanguild, Kyoto

2018  Formosan Wood, Orwellian Broods (HATCH), Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago

2018  Formosan Wood, HER environments, TCC Gallery, Chicago

2018  Out/ In Aka, New Genres, Tulsa Living Arts, Tulsa

2018  Tsuchi, University of Iowa, Iowa

2017  Anatomical Characteristics (with Milad Mozari), Tsung Yeh, Tainan

2017  Tsuchi, Alphawood Gallery, Chicago

2017  Tsuchi, Trade Routes, Links Hall, Chicago

2017  Kristy, High Voltage, Electic Lodge, Los Angeles

2017 Out/ In Aka, Links Hall, Chicago

2016 Out/ In Aka Film, Oxbow screenings, Chicago Filmmakers, Columbia College, Chicago

2016 Tsuchi, A-Squared Asian American Performance Festival, Links Hall, Chicago

2016 Tsuchi, Echo, Studebaker Theater, Chicago

2015 Bathing Panel, Rapid Pulse Performance Art Festival, Defrillator, Chicago

2015 Tsuchi, Sponsored Artist Showing, High Concept Lab, Chicago

2015 Tsuchi, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

2015 Tsuchi, Post-Butoh Festival, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

2014 Highways, Impact MFA Thesis, The School for the Art Institute of Chicago

2014 Fish Dreams, Stroud Valley Arts Center, UK

2013 Fish Dreams, Actual Fictions, Defibrillator, Chicago

2013 Kristy, G-Hosts, Central Saint Martins, London

2012 Awakenings (solo exhibition), Made Budhiana Gallery, Bali, Indonesia

2009 Fish Dreams (with Ryotaro), Pan Asian Repertory, New York

2009 Burning (with Ryotaro), Dresden Friedstaldt, Germany

2008 April Showers (with Ryotaro),  Urbanguild, Kyoto

2008 My Home the Library, Anatomy Riots, Los Angeles

2008 The Seminar, Outflow, Highways Performance Space, Los Angeles

2007 Odyssey, Hebbel Am Uffer at Hau 2, Berlin

2007 Flight, Act Art London Festival, London

2005 Heartbeating: Kamikaze Down, Dixon Place, New York

2005 Heartbeating: Kamikaze Down, Performance Space 122, New York

ARTIST RESIDENCIES, AWARDS AND GRANTS

2018 DCASE IAP Grant (Chicago Department of Cultural And Special Events Indiviual Arts)

2018 Guildhall, East Hampton, NY

2018 PAM artist residency, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Taipei Artist Village Artist in Residence (with Milad Mozari) Taipei, Taiwan

2018 HATCH resident, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago                

2017 Tsung-Yeh Artist in Residence (with Milad Mozari) Tainan City, Taiwan

2017 Midwest Nexus Touring Grant, Chicago and Iowa

2016 Link UP Artist in Residency, Links Hall, Chicago


2015 Oxbow, Fall Residency, Michigan, USA

2015 New City Top- Top 5 Emerging Dancer Performance for Tsuchi

2015 New City Best- Best Collaborative Multimedia Dance Performance for Tsuchi

2015 The Chicago Cultural Center, Works-in-Progress, Chicago, USA

2015 High Concept Lab, Chicago, USA

2012-2014 School for the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA Grant

2011-2012 Villa Pandan Harum, Bali, Indonesia

2006 Earthdance,  Artist Residency through the Field, Massachusetts

DANCE AND THEATER COMPANIES

2008-2011 Company member Butoh dancer, Katsura Kan, Kyoto, Japan

2008-2011 Company member Butoh  dancer,  Ima Tenko and Kiraza, Kyoto, Japan

2007 Company member devised theater The Solvents, Germany and England

2003-2004 Actor, John Jesurun, New York

2003-2004 Puppeter and Actor, Bread and Puppet Theater, Vermont