Born in Akita in 1960.
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, majored in Nihonga.
Searching for an ecosystemic structure to the art while expanding the idea of site-specific materials and methods, all the while applying centrifugal force on the modern homocentric values to question art itself.
Held numerous solo exhibitions including “Primordial Violence,” Kanagawa Kenmin Hall, 2015, “Fur Story,” Leeds Arts University, 2018, “Hunter Gatherer,” 2018. Participated to various group exhibitions including “Setouchi Triennale,” 2019.
ONBEAT vol.12 features Tomoko Konoike
”Peeling the Skin of the Earth”
In our series, in which Ryutaro Takahashi, art collector, shares his insight of the gems from his collecion, introduces Tomoko Konoike.