bio

Shin Egashira in Koshirakura. Photo by Rubens Azevedo.

Shin Egashira is an artist, architect and educator that worked in Tokyo, Beijing and New York before coming to London where he stablished since 1987.

His work has been exhibited in London, Japan, Switzerland, Korea, Singapour, Italy and the USA. Artworks and installations include “The English House” at the Camden Arts Centre, “Impossible Vehicle” at the Spiral Garden, Tokyo, “Slow Box/Afterimage” for the Tsunami Trienalle and “Time Machine” for Beyond Entropy in the Venice Architecture Biennale. Egashira has been artist in residency at the Camden Arts Centre in London and Bennington College in Vermont.

From 1990 he has taught at the Architectural Association School of Architecture and has been Unit Master of Diploma Unit 11 since 1996.

He is the founder and organizer of Koshirakura Landscape Workshop in Niigata, the Muxagata Building Workshop in Portugal and the AA Maeda Workshop in Tokyo, London and Hooke Park. He has also taught workshops in Korea, Taiwan, Ireland, China and Norway and has been a lecturer in several universities and venues all over the world.