Born in Japan in 1979. He works to create highly tactile paintings, mainly using colored dyes and satin cloth. In 2007, he received a PhD in painting from Kyoto City University of Arts with a thesis entitled "Painting of Transformation". He was awarded the VOCA Prize (Vision of Contemporary Art), the grand prize for painting in 2008. Since 2011, he has been researching and creating paintings with criticism based on the concept of "cultural grafting". In 2014, he received a grant from the Pola Art Foundation to study abroad in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. There he established the Artist Support Project (ASP). In addition to creating his own artwork, he continues to manage this artist run space, organizes artist in residence, exhibitions and international exchange activities. In 2020, he had a solo exhibition entitled "Contact" at the Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art. He currently works in the Netherlands, supported by the Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists. In his works he explores what he can develop from the route of transformation rather than tracing the roots of the acculturation.
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