Born 1976 in Nagoya/Japan.
She graduated in art at the Tokyo Zokei University in 2000.
Since 1999 Ayumi Minemura uses the artistic alias Are you meaning Company.
Selected group exhibitions: »Are you Meaning Company and Theater Products« (Rice Gallery by G2, Tokyo, 2002), »Utopia Station« (Venice Biennale, 2003), »Girl, Girl, Girl« (Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, 2003), »Wings of art – Motiv Flugzeug« (Kunsthalle Darmstadt, 2003), »Summer show« (Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, 2004).
She was a fellow at the Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu Fukuoka/Japan GERMAN (2000-2001/2003-2004) and at the residency program Unidee in Biella/Italy (2003).