June 2023
Canyon Cinema, San Francisco

Canyon Cinema welcomes Takemoto as a new artist member adding 13 digital videos to their collection.

June 2023
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

After Bed was selected for the Bernice Bing: Open Call exhibition at the Asian Art Museum (June 16 – December 11, 2023). This exhibition was curated in conjunction with the Into View: Bernice Bing exhibition to honor Bing’s legacy.

June 2023
Festival of (In)appropriation, Paris

On the Line returns to Paris with the third screening of the Festival of (In)Appropriation #12 at Le Grand Action in Paris (June 1, 2023)

April 2023
Treize Gallery, Paris

Takemoto presents nine films selected by MUFF Festival curators at Treize Gallery in Paris (April 28, 2023).

April 2023
Paris College of Art

Takemoto shows On the Line, After Bed, and Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung) to the Film Art program at Paris College of Art (April 27, 2023).

April 2023
Marseille Underground Film Festival, France

After three years of planning and waiting, Takemoto presents an eight film retrospective program at Marseille Underground Film Festival with French subtitles (April 22, 2023).

April 2023
Other Cinema, San Francisco

On the Line screens alongside several handmade films for Craig Baldwin’s Other Cinema “Optronica 2” program at Artists’ Television Access in San Francisco (April 8, 2023).

March 2023
Outfest Fusion, Los Angeles

After Bed screens with QTIBIPOC shorts at Outfest Fusion in Los Angeles (March 25, 2023).

March 2023
Institute of Contemporary Art San Jose

Takemoto joins Masako Miki and Astria Suparak for “New Strategies of Display: Asian American Art, Technology & Storytelling,” a conversation moderated by Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander at the ICA San Jose (March 16, 2023).

March 2023
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

Looking for Jiro travels to Salem, Massachusetts for the second iteration of the After Hope: Videos of Resistance exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum (March 11-December 31, 2023)

February 2023
Day of Remembrance

Takemoto presents On the Line for Yonsei Memory Projects’ Day of Remembrance (February 17, 2023).

January/February 2023
Qaleidoscope, Canada Tour

Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung) screens in Winnipeg during Qaleidoscope’s seven city tour of Canada (January-February 2023).

January 2023
Senses of Cinema World Poll

Brian Darr selects After Bed as one of his “Top Shorts” for the Senses of Cinema World Poll of 2022.

October 2022
Festival of (In)Appropriation, Los Angeles and Berkeley

On the Line travels up the West Coast with the Festival of (In)appropriation #12 from Los Angeles Film Forum to Pacific Film Archive (October 2 and 19, 2022).

September 2022
Documenta 15, Kassel, Germany

Looking for Jiro and Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung) screened during the “Gender, Humor, Solidarity!” two-day gathering of Asian Diasporic and Asian American artists organized by Practice Institute at Asian Art Museum and Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, held at ruruHaus, Documenta 15, Kassel, Germany (September 1-2, 2022).

July 2022
Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong

Looking for Jiro, featured at the Play and Loop IV exhibition at Blindspot Gallery in Hong Kong, was selected as a top pick by Art Asia Pacific (July 19-August 27, 2022).

July 2022
Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA

On the Line and Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung) projected on the Montalvo Villa as part of the Marcus Festival to mark the opening of the Claiming Space outdoor exhibition at Montalvo Art Center in Saratoga (July 15, 2022).

April/May 2022
Qaleidoscope, UK Tour

Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung) joins Queer City Cinema’s Qalesidoscope UK Tour of Glasgow, Hawick, Galway, Dublin, and London (April-May 2022).

March 2022
Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco

May 35 and HK Uprising were featured in Catherine Clark Gallery’s media room in conjunction with Wanxin Zhang: Witness exhibition (March 5-April 16, 2022)

January 2022
WMA, Hong Kong

Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung) traveled to Hong Kong for the second installation of WOMEN: From Her to Here exhibition at WMA, Hong Kong (January 21-May 31, 2022).

February 2021
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Looking for Jiro featured among 54 works in the After Hope: Videos of Resistance exhibition at the Asian Art Museum (February 19 2021- May 2, 2022).

February 2021
Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco

Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung) on view at the WOMEN: From Her to Here exhibition at the Chinese Culture Center (February 19- December 18, 2021)

September 2020
OXY Arts Gallery, Los Angeles

Gentleman’s Gaman presented at We Live! Memories of Resistance exhibition at OXY Arts Gallery in Los Angeles (September 14-November 29, 2020) in conjunction with the In Plain Sight coalition project. Photo credit: Ian Byers Gamber.

July 2020
In Plain Sight

Takemoto joins a coalition of 80 artists organized by Cassils and rafa esparza to skytype messages over 80 detention facilities across the U.S. on July 4th weekend. Their message “Not Forgotten” appeared over the federal prison on Terminal Island in San Pedro, California (July 3, 2020)

February 2019
Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery, Washington DC

Queer Feminist of Color Art on view at the What is Feminist Art? exhibition at Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery organized by the Archives of American Art in Washington DC (November 26 2019-December 31, 2021)