Bruce Yonemoto (b.1949) currently lives and works in Los Angeles, USA.
Bruce Yonemoto has developed a body of work which positions itself within the overlapping intersections of art and the cinema screen. He believes that the composition of mass media has become a new historical site of the domination of human behavior.
Yonemoto has participated in many important exhibitions, festivals and biennials, including: “Bravento NOVO”, Chi-Wen Gallery, Taipei (TW, 2018); “The Future of My Desire“, Tate Modern, London (UK, 2017); “An Asian Survey – Bruce Yonemoto”, Hong-gah Museum, Taipei (TW, 2015); “The Whole Earth. California and the Disappearance of the Outside”, aus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (DE, 2013); “Mike Kelley Tribute”, Tate Modern, London (UK, 2012); “Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design and Activism in Post-War“, The Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles (US, 2012); “Beyond South”, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO (US, 2010); The 7th Gwangju Biennale (KR, 2008); “California Video”, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (US, 2008); “Bruce Yonemoto: Disappearance of Memory,” Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (US, 2007); ”Screen Gems,” The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO (US, 2007); “Los Angeles 1955-85” Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR, 2006); “Bruce Yonemoto: Disappearance of Memory,” ICC Intercommunication Center, Tokyo (JP, 1999).
Yonemoto has been honored with numerous awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Film Institute, and the Maya Deren Award for Experimental Film and Video.