Shin Murayama

Mask-maker

1977
Born in Niigata, Japan.
1999
After graduation from Bunka Fashion College, Murayama joined several projects and fashion labels as a designer.
2006
Began making one-of-a-kind clothing and art pieces under the name of Library Police.
2008
Moved to the U.S., where he announced his mask series, for the first time exhibiting his art under his own name.

Collaborations:

2016
ALYX Fall Winter 2016 Collection
2015
TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist. Fall Winter 2015 Collection
2014
Repurpose by Shin Murayama, Inventory Magazine Issue 11

Solo Exhibitions:

2014
Shin Murayama x Engineered Garments Exhibition Tour, Engineered Garments, Tokyo | Nepenthes, Hakata & Osaka
2013
Lint & Magic, Nepenthes NY, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015
The Saint-Etienne International Design Biennial, Cité du design, Saint-Étienne
2014
Leather Japan, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
2013
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week RUSSIA: The Japan Fashion Show, Moscow
2013
Arrrgh! Monsters in Fashion, La Gaîté lyrique, Paris
2011
Arrrgh! Monsters in Fashion, Benaki Museum, Athens

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