Yurika K.K. is a Japanese contemporary artist focused on installation, sculpture, and photography, with an emphasis on design and illustration. She also engages in performance art, including drama and dance under the name " 宝 (Takala) ". Working as an artist since 2000 and a graduate of Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music, highlights from her curricula vitae include the following;
2002.08 [ documentation of the meat ]( video, photography, letters ) Performance involving sharing daily life with a loaf of meat. Documenting public reaction as well as private settings, including common activities suchas karaoke-bars, classrooms, domestic activities, and daily events. Tokyo, Japan.
2003.12 [ YOU ]( installation involving 500 feminine sanitary products ) Exhibition Art Path 2003, Ibaraki, Japan
2004.04 [ YOU ] at exhibition "Massage from body" Pepper's Gallery Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2005-2009 Series of two-dimension pieces commercial design and illustration,performance art. Tokyo, Japan.
2010.01 [The modern arms - The Undertaker ] (installation-sculpture involving full-size reworked excavator) BankArt1929 Exhibition, Yokohama, Japan 12 [Onondaga lake] ( series of photographs ) Syracuse, NY
2011.04 [ORIGAMI-BOAT project](public instalation) Rotterdam, Holland 05 [THE DOCUMENT OF ORIGAMI-BOAT PROJECT](open studio) Rotterdam, Holland [ORIGAMI-BOAT project](installation) Kiev, Ukraine
2012.03 [Origami-Boat project](installation) Washington D.C. 07~09 [pribate project on progress] Washington D.C.
Awards include; Kawamata prize By Tadashi Kawamata(2010)