Takako Matoba

  • security blanket
  • deforestation (borneo)
  • life death
  • phases
  • speaking as universe
  • glass rain
  • wind trail in seventeen syllables medium: archival pigment ink, film, steel, led lights, monofilament thread, wire size: 6'h x 3'w x 8'd A series of images of a construction site in Mission Bay, San Francisco taken from a single vantage point over a 20-minute interval. Seventeen is the number of syllables in haiku (俳句), a form of Japanese poetry.
  • passage
  • inaka (countryside)
  • multiplicity

Takako is interested in intangible forces and interconnectedness of all things.

Her early works focused on how the environment affects how we feel. In recent years she is looking more at how we are affecting the environment.

Takako completed her MFA in studio arts from San Francisco Art Institute, and Ph.D. in computer science with minor in social psychology from Cornell University. She lives and works in Oakland, California.

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    • Oakland, CA
      US - East
    • 6266449692

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