Copyright 2012-2015
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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

Education
2015
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

Grants
2015
Knowledge Exchange Grant, Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council

Collaborative Projects
2015
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)

2014
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)

2013
Communitas, CAPA Lens, Bennington College, VT
(Performance and event organization in collaboration with Anaïs Duplan)

Group Exhibitions
2015
Hibino Kodue Costume Workshop Performance, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

IF NOT NOW WHEN, Usdan Gallery, Bennington, VT

Collections
Bennington College, Bennington, VT