Announcement of Prize Winners
20 December, 2007

Visitors to "Roppongi Crossing 2007" were invited to vote for the People's Prize, choosing the work of art that left the strongest impression on them. The MAM Prize was chosen by the Director and members of the Mori Art Museum Advisory Board. Voting for the prizes closed on Monday, 17 December.

The People's Prize

Winner: Tanaka Iichiro

Born in 1974 in Aichi, Japan. Exhibitited works in solo and group exhibitions since 2000. He has a popular monthly column,“The Suitable Production”series in the art magazine Bijutsu Techo.

MAM Prize

Winner: Enoki Chu

Born in 1944 in Kagawa, Japan. Working in the Kansai area since the 1960s. Exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions, including the "One man Show by Enoki Chu" at the KPO Kirin Plaza Osaka in 2006.

Jury's Prize announced
14 January, 2008

The "Jury's Prize" was set up to coincide with the main concept of "Roppongi Crossing 2007," to have juries who actively take part in various genres to choose works from "36 Japanese artists you must see now."

The three juries are: Shinoyama Kishin (photographer), Ito Toyo (architect), Françoise Moréchand (fashion essayist).

Winner: Fukaya Etsuko    Jury: Shinoyama Kishin

Born in 1981 in Aichi, Japan. An MA from Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music. Eexhibitions include “Natsume-giku” (Yamamoto Gendai, Tokyo, Japan) in 2006, and “ALLLOOKSAME? TUTTTUGUALE? Arte da Cina, Corea, Giappone” (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy) in 2006.

Winner: Haruki Maiko    Jury: Ito Toyoo

Born in 1974 in Ibaraki. Graduated from Tamagawa University. Exhibited in solo and group exhibitions including “Concerning Recent Landscapes” (Museo de Colecciones ICO, Madrid, Spain) in 2006, “Unify” (Dazaifu Tenmangu, Fukuoka, Japan) in 2007.

Winner: Nawa Kohei    Jury: Françoise Moréchand

Born in 1975 in Osaka, Japan. A PhD from Kyoto City University of Arts. Exhibited works in exhibitions including “The 3rd Valencia Biennale”(Valencia, Spain) in 2005, and “GUSH” (SCAI THE BATHHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan) in 2006.

Tanaka Iichiro
Drop-eyed DARUMA
dimention variable
mixed media
Courtesy: Yuka Sasahara Gallery

Enoki Chu
H 3.3m, Dia. 4.5m
Photo: Kioku Keizo