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Kaya Hanasaki. Shared Cultural Experiences

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Kaya Hanasaki. Shared Cultural Experiences

Kaya Hanasaki. Shared Cultural Experiences

Kaya Hanasaki began her career in painting but soon moved into live art and workshops. Touching on pertinent issues — both social and environmental — the young artist has made a name for herself on a global level. We speak to her about her beginnings in the world of art, how she views herself, and what she hopes people take away from her projects.

Satoshi Dáte. Love and Art

For Satoshi Dáte, working as an artist is not a job – it’s a labor of love. With each new addition to his highly eclectic lineup of creations, he is piecing together elements of the world around him. “I just wanted to create things deeper," says Dáte. "I would like to pursue what the human being can do; love and art."

Akiko Shinzato. The Other You

For some people, jewelry is a superficial pleasure, and for others, it’s a means to convey status and hierarchy. However, for contemporary jewelry designer Akiko Shinzato, the purpose of her work is twofold: boldness and excitement. We caught up with the designer at her studio in Okinawa to learn more about her practice.

Lee Lee Chan. Object Healer

The sculptures of Hong Kongese artist Lee Lee Chan offer an opportunity to question past and present ideas associated with objects, learn how value is assign to them, and examine their place in modern culture.

Sugano Matsusaki. True Identity

Coming from Okinawa, a place with a turbulent past, Berlin-based artist Sugano Matsusaki has an innate fascination with the history of her culture and its many incarnations over the years. It drives her art — propels it forward.

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People's Art Gallery is presenting an exhibition of vibrant pop illustrations by Redfish in her first solo exhibition in Okinawa. Redfish's work will be on display from September 11, 2019 to September 22, 2019.

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