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Founder and maker at Kione's Fabric Goods & Services
Independent art translator and interpreter (English/Japanese)
Lives and works in Ibaraki pref., Japan

Email: info[at]kionekochi[dot]com

BA, Visual Arts and Garment Construction, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

Professional Experience
2016 –
Research Assistant, Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Global Art Practice

2015 –
Founder and maker, Kione's Fabric Goods & Services
Art Translator and Interpreter, Art Translators Collective, Japan
Art Translator and Interpreter, Paradise AIR, Matsudo, Japan

Knowledge Exchange Grant, Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council

Collaborative Projects
ELIOOO: Manual on DIY IKEA Hydroponics Goes to Japan, Tarokichigura Design Conference, Sapporo City University, Hokkaido, Japan
(Lecture and presentations in collaboration with Antonio Scarponi)

Food Justice Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
(Workshop, research, and drawings in collaboration with Yoko Inoue)

ManifeStation, Utopia School at Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
(Text-based performance in collaboration with Anaïs Duplan)

Publishing Clearing House, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
(Illustrated publications in collaboration with Temporary Services)

Communitas, CAPA Lens, Bennington College, VT
(Performance and event organization in collaboration with Anaïs Duplan)

Group Exhibitions
Hibino Kodue Costume Workshop Performance, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

IF NOT NOW WHEN, Usdan Gallery, Bennington, VT

Bennington College, Bennington, VT