The visual artist Carsten Höller was born 1961. Recent solo shows include: "Instrumente aus dem Kiruna Psycholabor", Schipper & Krome, Berlin (2001), "Slides", Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (2000), "Synchro System", Fondazione Prada, Milano (2000), "Carsten Hôller", Kunsthalle St Gallen (1999), "Interventionen 10", Sprengel Museum, Hannover (1997). Recent group exhibition include: "In Between", the art project of Expo 2000, Hannover (2000), "Micropolitiques", le Magasin, centre national d'art contemporain, Grenoble (2000), Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York (2000), Manifesta 2, Luxembourg (1998), "Berlin/Berlin", Biannual, Kunstwerke, Berlin (1998).
Akiko Miyake is co-founder and program director of Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan. She curated the following selected exhibition projects:
Chen Zhen, Daniel Buren, Siobhan Liddell, Tatsuo Miyajima, Marina Abramovic, Joseph Grigely, Maria Eichhorn, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Huang Yong Ping, Shen Yuan, Lorna Simpson, Lawrence Weiner, Katharina Sieverding, Christine & Irene Hohenbuchler, Soo Ja Kim, Marijke van Warmerdam, Hamish Fulton, Olafur Eliasson, Liam Gillick, Oladele Bamgboye, Christina Mackie, Jimmie Durham, Maurizio Cattelan, Pipilotti Rist, Ken Lum, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Thomas Bayrle, Carl Michael von Hausswolff and gruppo A12.
Editor for the CCA publication including a series of artists' books with most of the above artists and Yona Friedman. Co-organizer/co-curator of the interdisciplinary conference "Art and Sciences - Bridge the Gap? " (2001) with Hans-Ulrich Obrist.