Keijiro Suzuki’s main subject is about perceptions and context in life. The talk will elaborate his own observations about culture and perspectives in cross-cultural context. His current interest is about development and formation of culture and influences of Japan and other countries by referring to history and current social, cultural and political situations both in Japan and other countries. The talk will focus on his observations and analysis addressed through his installation work and his method, as well as his recent observation on Asia regions through his artistic and curatorial perspectives.

Keijiro Suzuki received his BA in Humanities and Social sciences from Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan, in 2004. Suzuki completed his MFA in Sculpture from University of Houston in 2010. He has exhibited his projects and work widely such as Houston Center for Photography (Houston, the U.S.), Saltworks gallery (Atlanta, the U.S.), the Blaffer gallery (Houston, the U.S.), Jakarta Biennale #14 (Jakarta, Indonesia) and UniCredit Bank Sofia (Sofia, Bulgaria). He has also participated in numerous artist in residence programs including Project Row Houses (Houston, the U.S.), Diverseworks (Houston, the U.S.) Hilmsen residence project (Salzwedel, Germany) and GlogauAIR (Berlin, Germany). He has also worked on curatorial projects and art and community development projects such as Station Museum of Contemporary Art, the temporary space and Akiyoshidai International Art Village among others.

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