A NEW SCALE
A NEW SCALE
Urban Research Collective
A NEW SCALE
A NEW SCALE is a collective researching urban design, traversing between genres, drawing on scales from the body to the city/society. Led by editor Sawako Fukai and urban designer Yuki Uchida, the group archives dialogues with guests from various fields who cross disciplines with a focus on the body, urban design and art.
Musician / Composer
Born in Tokyo, in 1990. Musician and composer. Graduated from the Department of Composition, Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts and from the Graduate School of Music of the same school. He began activities as a composer and arranger of classical and contemporary music since his student years and released many works ranging from chamber to orchestral music. In recent years, he has engaged in other genres such as pop music and sound art as well. Besides showcasing his works and performance utilizing various methods, Amimori has produced music for television advertisements and shows and participated in projects of many artists as a studio musician.
Channel (TAKEDA HANA + KAINUMA CHISATO)
With the theme of “Crush border, Open air,” this collective connects all boundaries as an intersection between society and art. By mediating between different perspectives and voices, and working across disciplines, the collective expands the space for soft dialogue. The collective is based in Tokyo since 2022.
Born in 1992, Kanagawa, Japan. Based in Tokyo and Shonan.
He has had a solo exhibition “Live in Fluctuations” Little Big Man Gallery (Los Angeles, 2020); “The Magician’s Nephew” rin art association (Takasaki, 2019); “Insectautomobilogy / What is an aesthetic?” G/P gallery (Tokyo, 2017); and his works have been featured in major group exhibitions such as “Hello World―For the Post-Human Age” ART TOWER MITO (Mito, 2018) “GIVE ME YESTERDAY” Fondazione Prada (Milan, 2016); He collaborated with Dunhill Spring / Summer collection 2020 led by Mark Weston, and worked on the campaign image for Louis Vuitton Men’s Fall / Winter Collection 2019 led by Virgil Abloh. His works have been added to a collection at major institutions like Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. His photo book ‘Everything_1’ (2016) and ‘Everything_2’ (2020) was published by Newfave.
THE COPY TRAVELERS
THE COPY TRAVELERS
THE COPY TRAVELERS
THE COPY TRAVELERS (a.k.a. Copitra) is an artist unit formed by Shunsuke Kano, Teppei Sako, and Yaya Ueda.
They explore the possibilities of “reproduction” and “collage” through a variety of experiments, such as combining images collected from photographs and printed matter using tools such as photocopiers, scanners, and cameras.
Based in Paris and sometimes Tokyo, Emmanuel Guillaud creates choreographies of projections.
In dark spaces, multiple, synchronised flows of pictures are projected on screens made of dark veils, mirrors, glass wool or concrete. The thick and textured materials rub images, blunting them. Photographic truth becomes uncertain. Projection becomes phantasmagoric matter.
Visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the space created by rays of light, feel the images rather than seeing them.
Born 1994, Endo AYaka graduated from Tokyo University of The Arts, Department of Design in 2021.
She uses digital processing to imitate human intervention in the motif of nature, and produces and exhibits photographic works on the theme of the ambiguous boundary between nature and artifice and animistic views of nature. Currently based in Tokyo, she works extensively as a photographer.
1995 Born in Gunma, Japan
1996 Lives and works in Shanghai, China
2018 Graduated from Shenyang University of Technology, Department of Mathematics.
2022 Graduated from Musashino Art University, Graduate School of Film and Photography.
2022 TOKYO FRONTLINE PHOTO AWARD 2022 Second Prize.
Through observation and rediscovery of everyday life, in which he turns his camera on the details and casual parts of the cityscape, he liberates the public space of the city and its functions.
Editor and consultant / Culture Vision Japan / Inoue Business Consultants Inc.
Born 1985. Graduated from the Department of Art History & Architectural History, University of Reading, UK. After working for the art magazine Gekkan Gallery and Bijutsu Techo and Foundation for Contemporary Art Foundation, currently works for Inoue Business Consultants Ltd, where he is involved in art-related consulting. In addition to his work with Culture Vision Japan and for several platforms for industry, government and academia x culture and the arts,, he is also involved in work linking art and the social economy.
Born 1981, Tokyo. After graduating from Sophia University, worked for a publishing company and a photography gallery for 10 years. Became independent in 2018. After living in Europe for a total of five years in Denmark, London and Amsterdam, she now runs her own creative studio SW_ in Tokyo. While working as a translator, editor and writer mainly in the fields of art and photography, also working extensively on international cultural exchange projects in the arts and other projects.
Web Director / Designer
Born 1986 in Hokkaido, Japan. Worked as a web director/designer at a design studio in Tokyo, mainly engaged in branding and design work. In 2022, he started working under the name “Studio1014”. Currently, he is involved in branding and website design mainly in the lifestyle area, such as lifestyle goods, food, interior design, and crafts, and is also involved in art projects, such as the renewal of the TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHIC RESEARCH website.
GC magazine is a collective of about 15 young artists in their early 20s. As a symbol of Tokyo’s metabolism, the members are constantly changing, and in response, GC magazine continues to publish a monthly magazine with a dramatically different aspect each time.
Born in Kyoto in 1994 and raised in Shanghai. Gu graduated from the Contemporary Art and Photography Course, Kyoto University of Art and Design. During his undergraduate years, he studied abroad at The National School of Photography in Arles, France. He is currently based in Tokyo. Relying on his bodily senses within urban spaces as the foundation of his unique method of recomposing a mixture of different time and space, Gu conveys sections of unapparent informational strata through his works. In 2019, Gu received sanwacompany Art Award / Art in The House 2019 and in 2018 he was won KG＋ Award 2018. His recent solo exhibitions include Utopia (Gallery Water, Tokyo, 2018) and Wu-Mai (Wacoal Studyhall Kyoto Gallery, Kyoto, 2018).
Born 1984, Kawasaki. Web designer and director working across programming and design domains. After working for Semi Transparent Design, became independent in 2012. Comprehensive production-related work, including planning, design, implementation, design and operation, focusing on the fields of web design and net art.
Born in 2000. She creates and presents works on the main theme of “memory” of people, things, and land, using a broken camera and mixed media techniques.
Born in 2001 in Okinawa
2017 Grand Prize, 4th Photonesia Okinawa Photograph School
2019 entered Tokyo College of Photography
2020 TOKOYO FRONTLINE PHOTO AWARD 2020 Grand Prix
Born in 1989.Artist. Taking as his motifs widely-recognized elements of visual culture, Harada Yuki pushes human physical, cognitive, and emotional boundaries to explore some of the viewpoints giving rise to the landscapes of the modern world, in an eclectic practice encompassing live-action video, performance, CGI, curation, and books, with a focus on topics as varied as the painting of Christian Riese Lassen that took Japan by storm during the high-rolling asset bubble years of the ‘80s, the ghost photography that for a time drove the nation’s craze for the occult, and CGI of the sort employed in open world games.
Musician / Composer
Born in 1983 in Tokyo.
In addition to releasing his own recordings and organizing and performing with the Shuta Hasunuma Philharmonic Orchestra both in Japan and abroad, he has collaborated in genres across the performing arts, including film, theater, dance, and musical production.
Born and lives in Chiba. Since 2016, Hiramoto creates a collage a day, clipping from the local newspaper to which he subscribes. He then uploads the work onto his personal Instagram without delay.
Born in Kyoto, Japan. Based in Tokyo. Graduated from Faculty of Literature, Ritsumeikan University and Institute of Photography, Nihon University of Art. Hosokura reorganizes boundaries that are/were regarded natural between organic and inorganic matter, human and animal or machine, as well as nationalities and races, based on sexuality and gender.
Artist, born 1994, Kanagawa. Completed postgraduate studies in The mural painting studios at Tokyo University of the Arts. Works as an artist, independent curator and DJ. Works on themes such as rereading existing narratives and rethinking urbanism.
Born in Saitama Prefecture in 1983, Ishizuka graduated from Waseda University in 2007, majoring in film studies. He creates advertising art, book design, display design, etc. in areas as diverse as contemporary art, performing arts, music and fashion.
Takahiro Ito has been joined TOP in 2013 after curating at the Musashino Art University Museum and Library.
Curator. Born in Shanghai and lives in Tokyo. In recent years, researches mainly the relationship between photography and film. Chinese-Japanese, English-German translator.Associate professor at the Department of Fine Arts, Nihon University College of Art, and doctoral student at the Graduate School of International Art Creation, Tokyo University of the Arts. Organizer of the non-syntax Experimental Image Festival since 2021.
Born in 1999, artist based in Tokyo since 2018. He is interested in the discrete nature of digital photography and visual desire. He is interested in the discrete nature of digital photography and the desire for the visual.
KAWA (ARAKAWA SHINSAKU・SEKIKAWA NORIYUKI)
The project was initiated in 2016 by two photographers Shinsaku Arakawa and Noriyuki Sekikawa. The team name comes from the character ‘river’, which is common to both their surnames. Since their teenage years, they have remained unchanged, immersed in skateboarding and photography. In recent years, they have also taken up a fishing rod and travels from place to place in search of hidden ‘spots’ in the world. Starting with a ‘river book’ produced with Japanese binding that they sewd themselves, they have been publishing their book every 6 monthes.
Photographer, born 1985 in Miyagi, Japan; graduated from the Department of Photography, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo Polytechnic University in 2008 and completed the Master’s course in Media Art, Photography Area, Graduate School of Arts, Tokyo Polytechnic University in 2011; based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 2016 to 2018, returning to Japan in 2018. She works as a photographer, commercial photographer and university teacher. She is an assistant professor at the Department of Photography, Faculty of Arts, Tokyo Polytechnic University. His main theme is ‘stories of absence’, starting from natural phenomena and memories of the land. He develops large-scale installations using a variety of media, including photographic film and video materials taken by himself, found photographs, image synthesis using automatic computation, three-dimensional works and texts quoted from literary works, and utilises space. He has held numerous exhibitions and won awards.
Born 2000 in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, she graduated from the Department of Photography, Tokyo Polytechnic University in 2022 and has been a member of GC magazine since 2021. She creates installation works using photographs, sound and other media as if she were playing alone with herself, triggered by trivial events in her daily life, and by fantasies that suddenly start one day.
Born in Hiroshima in 1990. Graduated from Graduated from Musashino Art University, Department of Imaging Arts and Sciences.
Finalist in the 19th Photography ‘1_WALL’ competition. Her first photo book “other mementos” (Baci) will be published in 2019. Photographs things and scenes that can be seen around the naves. By photographing them, I try to capture them as signs of internal events and unseen realms. The work is produced by reinterpreting, deciphering and developing them as signs of internal events and invisible realms.
Augmented/Words in the City, an AR work in which murmurs and questions about the city were turned into sculptures and virtually appearing word monuments were installed in the city of Shibuya, Tokyo. He has used augmented reality (AR) to present works on the theme of the relationship between cities and writing, words and people, including The Word is Human, a character in which the word has become a human being.
Born in 1978, Lives and works in Tokyo. Based on his experience of studying biology and the natural environment, he has been presenting photographic works and video works with an experimental approach. Especially in recent years, he has been exploring the possibilities of extended photographic expression by focusing on contemporary photographic technology in terms of “sensing”. Since 2018, he has been leading the “TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROJECT,” which explores the city and the society through contemporary photographic and video expression. He has also had many solo and group exhibitions in Japan and abroad.
He is involved in documentary and video archiving in the fields of exhibitions, performing arts and education, as well as in the production of exhibition video works and branding direction of educational programmes. His interest is in preserving and communicating the background of things that have no form, mainly through photography and video.
MATSUI YUU (SEKIKAWA TAKUYA)
MATSUI YUU (SEKIKAWA TAKUYA)
After graduating from the Faculty of Law at Komazawa University, he began video/photography/painting production after winning the New Cosmos of Photography Excellence Award in 2016. His work is based on ‘analysis of transformation/transformation’.
Photographer / Play Writer
Born in Fukuoka, in 1987. Director of Nikasan. Photographer and playwright. From 2010, he led Hippie-b, a group formed in pursuit of finding the relationship between photography and physical expression, and has played the roles of photographer, designer, and director in all of their works. After his first solo exhibition Z/G in 2013, Mino began showcasing exhibitions and performances under his name. Focusing on the theme of “visualizing the premonition of horror” in his works, he takes an interdisciplinary approach of utilizing the mediums of narrative, photography, and theater as a method to see the unseeable. In 2017 he formed the theater group Nikasan. His major works include Exercise of Falling Well (ANOMALY & Kyoto Art Center, 2019) and One Breath Followed by Another (Ningen Restaurant curated by Chim↑Pom, Tokyo, 2018)
Born 1983. Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts, Department of Arts and Crafts, Lacquerware, and completed a PhD in the area of media art at the same university. Using suburbia, multispecies, nature, street culture, behaviour, improvisation and movement as keywords, and connecting them to issues in urban culture and art history, she creates works on the theme of the intertwining of landscape, scene, body and object based on realism in the contemporary city. In particular, in recent years, he has defined ‘nature’ as ‘the shore beyond human activity’, focusing on the instrumental and synonymous nature of the city, and developing works in a variety of media. He is also a member of Sansui Tokyo, a collective that considers contemporary art and society based on the theme of sansui, a unique East Asian philosophy.
Photographer / Videographer
Photographer and filmmaker. He collects images of memories of self and others and develops photographic and video works on the theme of ‘absence’, taking on a narrative structure.In 2016, he won the Grand Prix at the TOKYO FRONTLINE PHOTO AWARD #5.
Born in 1990. Currently based in Tokyo. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2016 with a BFA in Oil Painting. He creates works using photography and video based on his interest in the transformation of vision and scale.
Born in Aichi in 1990. Nagata graduated from the Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, and is currently enrolled in the Graduate School of Film and New Media of the same school. He focuses on the use of various technical and institutional devices associated with the production and distribution of video and photography in the creation of his works. His recent group exhibitions include Aichi Triennale 2019: Taming Y/Our Passion (Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya, 2019), Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2018: Mapping the Invisible (Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo, 2018), Openspace 2018: In Transition (NTT InterCommunication Center, Tokyo, 2018), Malformed Objects (Yamamoto Gendai, Tokyo, 2017) and the solo exhibition Therapist (Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo, 2016).
Born in 1994. Lives and works in Tokyo.
Graduated from Musashino Art University, Faculty of Art and Design, Department of Imaging Arts in 2017.
Won the Grand Prize in Photography at the 18th 1_WALL Graphic Competition in 2018.
Awarded the Excellence Prize at the 44th New Cosmos of Photography selected by Ryan McGinley in 2021.
TV Asahi Producer, Business Development Division
Metaverse Planning & Production Department
tv asahi corporation. After joining TV Asahi, she has been in charge of programme promotion, IP business, video distribution business and owned media management, and is currently in charge of new business planning and execution.
She is active in diverse fields connecting Japan and the world, including curation, coordination, artist management, and writing primarily for photographic exhibitions. She served as curator for the Tokyo International Photography Festival in 2015, T3 Photo Festival Tokyo in 2017, and the exhibition Family Tree at Omotesando Gallery in 2019, and has coordinated and curated the Tokyo-based touring exhibition for the international photography prize Prix Pictet since 2015.
Born in 1996 in Osaka. Using photography as a temporal element or trace, she attempts to recover reality from any absence. She is currently developing her work using various techniques, including installation and video as well as two-dimensional works.
Born in Iwate, Japan, 1993. Graduated from the Nippon photography institute in 2014. Received the Kawaba New-Nature photo award in the art photography department in 2015. Selected by Kohei Nawa for Art wave Award in 2019.
Graphic Designer / Graphic Artist
Born in Tokyo. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts with a master’s degree in visual communication. He is involved in art direction and design, mainly for cultural projects. Mainly in charge of advertising visuals, logos, branding, bookbinding, packaging, etc. Also produces artwork and writes as an artist and self-publisher.
In April 2014, Masahiro Otani and Karin Imafuku, both born in 1990, founded the fashion label PUGMENT. Inactive since April 2022.
Born in Inner Mongolia. Graduated from Musashino Art University, Department of Imaging Arts and Sciences; studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris in 2018; won the 21st Photography 1_WALL Grand Prix in 2019; published a collection of works, The Second Seeing (The Second Observation), by Akaasha in 2021. Using photography as a tool for communicating with others, and using photography as a material for creation, he attempts to visualise and present his thoughts about his place in the world in an installation of photographs as he explores ways of interacting with the self and others.
Born 1990. Graduated from the Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. Based on her interest in geography and ecology, she creates installations that combine video with non-visual media such as sound and scent in a complex way.
Born 1998, Tokyo. Graduate student at Tokyo University of the Arts.
He presents photographic and video works centred on performances using playthings.
Also organises theatre and publishing projects as tatazumi (https://tatazumi.net)
Born 1985 in Saga Prefecture, Japan. After working as a graphic designer, he started working with photography in 2019. He received the Jury Award from Chihiro Minato and Taisuke Koyama at the TOKYO FRONTLINE PHOTO AWARD 2022 for his series ‘Paralysis’, in which he bleached photographs of printed matter found as rubbish in the city.
Began working as a photographer in her late 90s and published her first photo book ‘NPEAKER’ in 2002. Based in Tokyo, working in various activities, he published ‘YAKITORI TELLER’, a close-up of Juergen Teller, in the magazine ‘Moder-n’ in 2019.
Sound research activities by graphic designer So Hashizume. He investigates various elements of sound scattered in urban and natural environments, decomposes and recombines them, and records the process of their acoustic processing. He also produces sound and music for video-related projects, and designs sound logos.
Architect / Artist
Born in 1980. President of Sunayama Studio and Associate Professor, Department of General Science of Art, Kyoto City University of Arts.
He engages in production, design, planning and criticism rooted in a discourse on the informational and material aspects of artistic expression.
After studying sculpture in Japan he lived in France from 2004 to 2011, where he studied the use of digital technology in architectural design and worked in and with architectural and structural design offices. In addition to running a design studio in Tokyo, he pursues theoretical research on contemporary art and design at Kyoto City University of Arts.
SYSTEM OF CULTURE
SYSTEM OF CULTURE
SYSTEM OF CULTURE
Graduated from Musashino Art University, Department of Visual Communication Design. The photographs are “made” based on everyday realisations and constructed from paintings, films and other sources of inspiration. They objectively look at contemporary society, cynically and unobtrusively create meaningful moments, and throw up a small shift in perspective for us in our daily lives.
Born 1977 in Toyama. Lives and works in Kyoto.
Tamura’s work centers on installations and performances derived from existing images and objects. Tamura creates multilayered narratives, containing a mixture of fact and fiction, based on a wide range of sources from indigenous historical themes to well-known popular subjects. His recent exhibitions have included the solo shows Milky Mountain (Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand, 2019), Hell Scream (Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA, Kyoto, 2018) and G (Yuka Tsuruno Gallery, Tokyo, 2018), and the group shows Yokohama Triennale (Yokohama Museum of Art, 2020), Readings From Below(Times Art Center Berlin, 2020), Participation Mystique(Ming Contemporary Art Museum, 2020), Asian Art Biennial (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 2019), Image Narratives: Literature in Japan (National Art Center, Tokyo, 2019), The Seven Lamps of the Art Museum (Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, 2019), Roppongi Crossing 2019: Connexions (Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, 2019), The Fabric of Felicity (Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 2018), Busan Biennale (Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Korea, 2018), Nissan Art Award 2017 (BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama, 2017), Festival of Future Nows (Hamburger Bahnhof: Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, 2017), 2 or 3 Tigers (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2017), BODY/PLAY/POLITICS (Yokohama Museum of Art, 2016) and SeMA Biennale Media City Seoul 2014: Ghosts, Spies, and Grand Mothers (Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2014)
Artist. Full-time lecturer at Tama Art University, Department of Information Design, Media Art Course. He has released artworks in various forms such as media art, net art, video, and sculpture. His major exhibitions include [Internet Art Future]—Reality in Post Internet Era (ICC, Tokyo, 2012), SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2016 (Seoul Museum of Art, 2016), and solo exhibitions include board ooze out (GALLERY MIDORI.SO, Tokyo, 2015), and Hyper Here Now (CALM & PUNK GALLERY, Tokyo, 2017).
Born in Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan; graduated from the Department of Photography, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo Polytechnic University in 2006; Meisterschueler degree from the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig in 2016; worked as an assistant at the Faculty of Arts and Fine Arts, University of the Arts Zurich from 2017-2020; Participated in the residency programme of Istituto Svizzero (Rome) in 2020 and exhibited nationally and internationally; from 2021 based in Chigasaki and Tokyo.
His interest in seeing has led him to take a three-dimensional approach to his work, and he has been creating photographic works that cross over into various forms, including two-dimensional and three-dimensional. In addition to his personal activities, he also works as an assistant director of TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHIC RESEARCH and as a planner, manager, and chef at “phil,” a project space and restaurant in Higashiyamato City, Tokyo.
Umezawa was born in Gunma, Japan in 1986. He got MFA from the Graduate School of Fine Arts at Tokyo University of the Arts. His work uses sounds and photos, based on his interest in prelinguistic sensory that one may feel from the surrounding environment, and also based on his curiosity towards the complexity of natural phenomena. His latest work was exhibited in Thailand Biennale Korat (2021), Audiosphere | Museo Reina Sofía(Madrid, Spain, 2020), Mist from Artificial Lake(NADiff Window Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2022), The Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions (2023). He received grants for overseas study by young artists from Pola Art Foundation (Paris, France).
Born in Beijing. After graduating from Macerata Academy of Arts in Italy (major in illustration), 2017, she entered Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Design (research of Draw) in 2021. Wang currently stays in Tokyo to produce her work. She was a member in establishing Gunto-Insha in 2018. Entered Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Design in 2021. Awarded with encouragement prize by the judges in the 24th “1_WALL” Photography Exhibition in 2021. Became a finalist in “Camera-Not-Traveling” place M x NetGallery 1st Photo Contest in 2021.
Born in Fukushima, in 1990. Graduated from the Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. He is currently enrolled in the doctoral program at the same school. Watanabe works with optical mechanisms, physicality, and poetic imagination to present his works using the mediums of installation, video, and photography. Major solo exhibitions include Giant Chorus (HAGIWARA PROJECTS, 2019), Texture of Cat, Clouds Reversed in Retina (komagome SOKO, 2017), and major group exhibitions include 4 boxes and pyramids (4649, 2018) and THE EXPOSED#9 passing pictures (G/P gallery SHINONOME, 2015).
After working as a curator at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa and Contemporary Art Centre, Art Tower Mito, he became the director of ANB Tokyo and established NYAW Inc. Major exhibitions include ‘Hello World-for the Post-Human Age’ and ‘ Resistance of Fog Fujiko Nakaya’ (Art Tower Mito) and ‘The world began without the human race, and it will end without it.’ (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts).
In addition to planning and consulting on culture/art-related projects such as the art festival ‘Meet Your Art Festival “NEW SOIL”‘ organized by avex, Music Loves Art in Summer Sonic and the Agency for Cultural Affairs’ Cultural Economy Strategy Promotion Project, he also supervises art programmes and features in magazines and on TV. He is also a writer, lecturer, jury member, etc. He was a 2015 overseas trainee for curators from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and a part-time lecturer at Waseda University and Tokyo Polytechnic University.
Photographer / Researcher
Yamamoto is an artist, who explores the role of images and photography in social interaction. Having the various approaches towards making pieces of art, she tries to clarify what dazed individuals for herself. Although her interest changes based upon her experience and social situations, to give a new form existence to such an attractiveness is her spine of making art. She participated as an artist on numerous projects, collaborating with a diverse range of individuals. A 2022 graduate of Tama Art University’s Art and Media Course, Hana currently lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.
Born in 1992. Awarded the 11th Photography 1_WALL GRAN PRIS. Solo exhibitions include “The 11th shiseido art egg” (2017, SHISEIDO GALLERY) and “Quarry / The story of a stone” (2018, Yumiko Chiba Associates).