Katsuhiko Hibino

Born in Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan in 1958. Graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, with completion of its postgraduate course. He participated in the 6th Sydney Biennial in 1986 and the 46th Venice Biennial in 1995. He is an active person, devoting himself to the various fields including space design, product design (watches and other products), book design, stage design and performance. Presently he is an Assistant Professor at the Design Department, the Faculty of Art, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. / EXHIBITIONS : Solo and group exhibitions have been held not only in Japan but also in Paris, Brussels and other places in the world. / AWARDS : Grand Prize, the 3rd Japan Graphic Exhibition, 1982 • Highest Honours, the 30th ADC Awards, 1983 • Grand Prix, the 1st JACA Exhibition / PUBLICATIONS : Katsuhiko Hibino, Shogakukan • E to Ji (Drawings and Letters), Yomiuri Shinbun-sha • Interactive Exhibition (CD-ROM), Digitalogue Co., Ltd. • Umi no Muko ni Nani ga Aru (What Are There Over The Sea?), Asahi Shuppan-sha • Hachi Man Moji no E - Hyogen Suru Koto ni Tsuite (The Picture of 80,000 • Letters - An Essay on Expression), PHP Institute, Inc.