Hiroaki Morita was born in 1973 in Fukui, Japan, and lives and works in Tokyo. He completed B Seminar Schooling System, Yokohama, and received MA at Goldsmiths College, London.
His installations and performances feature things that at first glance look normal yet gradually reveal their slightly unusual features, such as round mirrors or screws secretly rotating; water dropping from an Evian bottle into a Volvic one little by little; shaken and mixed Pepsi and Coke; etc., challenging our perception between images and contents. His latest body of work deals with the passage of time in the form of digital clocks that are operated or realized completely manually, making us reconsider our fixed notion of time.
His recent solo shows include "Clockwise", Aoyama | Meguro, Tokyo, 2008 and his recent group shows include "Happiness in Everyday Life", Mito Art Tower, Ibaraki, 2008; "End of the Tunnel", Shin-Marunouchi Building, Tokyo, 2008, among others.