Originally from Shizuoka, Japan, Takahiro is based in Portland, and works in live performance, sculpture, and photography. Both his performances and visual art works have been shown at GoDown Arts Centre (Nairobi), The Garage (San Francisco), Center on Contemporary Arts (Seattle), Rowan Gallery (LA), and Disjecta (Portland). He has performed for and studied with Xavier Le Roy (Montpellier), Mårten Spångberg (Stockholm), Keith Hennessy (San Francisco), Anne Bogart/SITI Company (New York), Perseverance Theatre Company (Alaska) and others. He co-directs a performance company madhause with Ben Evans, and is a part of the Portland-based group Physical Education with Allie Hankins, keyon gaskin, and Lucy Yim.