Takahiro Yamamoto

Originally from Shizuoka Japan, Takahiro Yamamoto is an artist and choreographer based in Portland. He has received support from National  Performance Network, Japan Foundation, Portland Institute for  Contemporary Art, Africa Contemporary Arts Consortium, danceWEB  scholarship program, and others. Both of his performance productions and  visual art works have been presented at GoDown Arts Centre (Nairobi),  Bedlam Lowertown (St. Paul), Fresh Festival (San Francisco), Center on Contemporary Arts (Seattle), Rowan Gallery (Los Angeles), and Disjecta (Portland). As a performer, he has performed for Morgan Thorson, Xavier  Le Roy, Mårten Spångberg, Keith Hennessy, Jmy James Kidd, Perseverance Theatre Company and others. He holds MFA in Visual Studies at Pacific  Northwest College of Art. He co-directs a performance company madhause  with Ben Evans, and a part of Portland-based support group Physical  Education with Allie Hankins, keyon gaskin, and Lu Yim.