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Shigeo Arikawa

1982, Tokyo

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In his artistic practice Shigeo Arikawa explores the photography and video in order to expose where images are from, neither the ones that appear nor the ones that are constructed. After graduating from the Tokyo University of Arts, Arikawa started to exhibit his works at institutions across the world: Novosibirsk State Art Museum; Galleria Mazzoli, Modena; De School, Amsterdam; or Spiral, Tokyo. His video works have been presented in many film festivals, such as WRO Art Center, Wrocław; EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam; 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival; Vancouver International Film Festival; International Film Festival Rotterdam; The 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival; The 16th Japan Media Arts Festival at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; or in the Muestra Joven ICAIC 2012 in Havana. He lives and works in Amsterdam.