Born in Gunma in 1979. Graduated from Tama Art University’s sculpture department. Murata draws and performs in primitive body movements that gives the audience strong impact, and exhibits installations and moving images as the results of his doings. Solo exhibitions include Raw PUNK (GALLERY HASHIMOTO, 2015, Tokyo), Neck-live (Art Center Ongoing, 2014, Tokyo). Group exhibitions include TWO STICKS (Wrocław Architecture Museum, 2015, Poland ), VOCA 2015 (The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo). Live performances lnclude Mineki Murata (THE WINDOW, 2015, Paris), looking closely at things (LATENT SPACE, 2014, Singapore).