Performative in its origin, NaoKo TakaHashi’s wide-ranging practice incorporates installation, performance, text, film/video, sound, drawing, spoken word and sculpture.

NaoKo was born in Japan and moved to the UK in 1992. She lives and works in London and currently undertaking a (part-time) PhD research programme, focused on spoken word practice at Leeds Beckett University, UK, to become Dr. NaoKo(!).

NaoKo worked on a collaborative project, Movement Reality with health professionals and people with neurological conditions (2016/2018-19). Together with Alex Baker, Alexander Costello and Dr. Kit Poulson, she organises experimental events culminating in group shows. 

NaoKo's curated/co-curated exhibitions are:

The Marbles Jackson is her collaborative music project with Terry Kirkbride. 


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