Ryutaro Mishima is a performance and lens-based artist. His performance work (including collaboration with Dean Moss) has been presented by DTW, Dance Across Borders, Sitelines: LMCC, Danspace Project’s FOOD FOR THOUGHT, Movement Research at the Judson Church and others. As a performer, he has worked for Big Dance Theater, RoseAnne Spradlin, Nami Yamamoto, Chris Yon, Yasuko Yokoshi and others. He received New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards in 2006 and 2010 for his performance. His photography and video work have been exhibited at the Chocolate Factory, DNA, the National Art Club, Chashama Gallery, and Bertha and Karl Leubsdort Gallery in New York and Tokyo Salon in Tokyo. He is a semifinalist in 86th International Competition in Photography, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA.