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Kinjo

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Overview

Born and currently based in Tokyo, Japan. With family roots in Okinawa, the artist explores Japanese-American cultural intersections through paintings, sculptures, and performances. Symbols such as eyes glowing in darkness, cereal packages, and snakes undergo a process of repeated creation and erasure, blurring their outlines into a charmingly ambiguous semblance akin to the artist’s own portrait, transforming into a “personal presence.” This act serves as a quasi-self-portrait for KINJO, delvin...Read more