Biography & Approach

Juri grew up in Japan and Taiwan before she moved to England. She studied Architecture at the Royal College of Art and Contemporary Dance at Birkbeck, University of London.

She began working as an independent artist in 2007 creating art in the public realm where she witnessed the positive effect of the arts in communities and their environments. Her interest grew into movement and somatics after experiencing an intensive workshop with Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch and performing in the works of Rosemary Lee. Her aim is to create interventions that heightens the awareness of senses and shift perceptions which bring about a sense of deeper connection and wellbeing.

In her performative practice, she seeks for feelings that mesmerise and transport our hearts; those moments that connect with our breath and resonate with our bodies. Her performative works welcome personal interpretations and insights by the individual.

Alongside her artistic practice, she designs exhibitions for different museums.