Nakatani Michiko


Born in 1981 in Tokyo. Resides in Mie. Received VOCA Encouragement Prize in 2010. Completed Meisterschülerstudium at Dresden Academy of Fine Arts in 2012. NAKATANI creates a shape of an image with stories, molds it with plaster, takes out clay in the original shape from the template, pours transparent resin into the empty template allowing people to view sculptures from inside. Nakatani has bhttps://www.michikonakatani.comeen questioning “absence” and “reality” of images and “a sculpture as it ought to be” as she creates both 2D and 3D works. In 2014 she moved to an empty house in Mie which was once lived by her grandfather. Nakatani organises a one-day only solo exhibition on the respect for the aged day in the renovated factory space called Omuro Private Museum. Participated in ETAT2018.
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