Yoshinori Niwa (b.1982) is a performance/intervention artist. He graduated from Tama Art University department of moving image and performing arts in 2005. He realizes performances or projects to intervene into society. Previous exhibitions are Complex Circuit, gallery alpha m, Tokyo 2010 and Communicating with Thieves, HIAP project room, Helsinki 2010. He has been on a production residency at HIAP-Helsinki International Artist Programme (Finland) in winter 2010. Further, Niwa is a curator and festival organizer. He is currently coordinating an international art festival titled “Artist as Activist” in Tokyo.