Aki Sasamoto, Assistant Professor
Aki Sasamoto works in sculpture, performance, video, and more. In her installation/performance works, Aki moves and talks inside the careful arrangements of sculpturally altered objects, activating bizarre emotions behind daily life. Her works appear in gallery spaces, theater spaces, and odd sites. Her works were shown at SculptureCenter, the Kitchen, Chocolate Factory Theater, Whitney Biennial 2010, MOMA-PS1, New York; Aichi Triennale 2022, National Museum of Art-Osaka, Hirosaki Museum of Contemporary Art, Yokohama Triennale 2008, Japan; Busan Biennale 2022, Gwangju Biennial 2012, South Korea; Shanghai Biennale 2016, China; Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, India; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands; the 59th Venice Biennale, Italy. She has collaborated with musicians, choreographers, mathematicians, and scholars. Aki graduated from United World College of the Atlantic, received a BA in Dance and Studio Art from Wesleyan University, and an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University. Aki likes food.
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