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Ai Ikeda

Ai Ikeda is a visual artist from Nara, Japan and based in Montréal, Canada. She holds an MFA from Concordia University in Canada and a BFA from the Kanazawa College of Art in Japan. Ikeda explores social, ecological, gender, war-related, and nuclear themes from historical and contemporary perspectives across a variety of mediums such as painting, drawing, print, video, animation, ceramic, and installation. Her work has been shown in several solo and group exhibitions in Nara, Kanazawa, Tokyo, New York, Montréal, and Leipzig.

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Art Site

AI IKEDA - ART SITE is the portfolio website of artist Ai Ikeda. This site serves as an introduction to her artworks through six categories: MUTATION, SITES, CRISES, NATURE, ANIMA, ROOTS.

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Last updated on January 8, 2020.

Repurposing Aesthetics

Works

MUTATION

RADIATION

MUTATION - RADIATION

SITES

SOCIOHISTORY

SITES - SOCIOHISTORY

CRISES

ANTHROPOCENE

CRISES - ANTHROPOCENE

NATURE

ECOLOGY

NATURE - ECOLOGY

ANIMA

COSMOS

ANIMA - COSMOS

ROOTS

REINTERPRETATION

ROOTS - REINTERPRETATION

Creative responses to singular events

Shows

PAST EXHIBITIONS

MU - Mutation Ecologies
September 25 - 27, 2019
Solo Exhibition / MFA Graduating Exhibition
MFA Gallery, Concordia University (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

Spoor
December 14 - 19, 2018
Group Exhibition
Pilotenkueche (Leipzig, Germany)

The Day After
December 1 - 2, 2018
Group Exhibition
Das Japanische Haus (Leipzig, Germany)

Speech Bubble
November 23 - 30, 2018
Group Exhibition
Alte Handelsschule (Leipzig, Germany)

Rutschbahn
November 16 - 22, 2018
Group Exhibition
Projektwohnung Krudebude (Leipzig, Germany)

I Accept the Cookies
November 1 - 4, 2018
Group Exhibition
Kunstraum PING•PONG (Leipzig, Germany)

Laboratoire Peinture
May 24, 2018 - July 7, 2018
Group Exhibition
Galerie Deux Poissons (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

Les Temps Mutants
April 26, 2018 - May 29, 2018
Solo Exhibition
Calaboose (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

Concordia's MFA Department of Studio Arts Exhibition, Maureen III
May 9 - 12, 2018
Group Exhibition
The Darling Foundry (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

Stack Effect 9
January 12 - 22, 2018
Group Exhibition / Graduate Students' Association Award Exhibition
Concordia University (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

Nuclear Body
May 18 - 21, 2017
Group Exhibition / Concordia's MFA Department of Studio Arts Exhibition, Maureen II
École des Beaux-arts de Montréal (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

HŌSHANŌ: penser l'après Fukushima /
HŌSHANŌ: Art and Life in a Post-Fukushima World

March 9, 2017 - April 15, 2017
Group Exhibition
Visual Voice Gallery (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

Shadows of Crisis
March 12, 2016
Remembering Fukushima 2016 — 5 ans plus tard
Organizer: Montréal Kizuna (formerly Kizuna Japon)
CLC Montreal (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

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In/visible Matters
March 14 - 15, 2015
International Conference: Rethinking Radiation Ecologies: New Approaches to the History, Epistemology, and Politics of Radioactive Environments
Organizer: Prof. Livia Monnet, Comparative Literature, University of Montreal
University of Montreal (Montréal, Qc, Canada)

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