Motoko's practice amalgamates Western and Japanese visual languages... engaging with mass consumer culture as well as digital cultures, her work considers relations of power, gender, the body and selfhood within technologically-mediated society.
Motoko Ishibashi (b. Nagasaki, Japan) received her MFA in Painting at the Royal College of Art, London (2015), her BFA in Painting at Slade School of Fine Art, London (2013), and a BA in Aesthetics and Science of Arts: Philosophy at Keio University, Tokyo (2010).
Motoko Ishibashi’s practice amalgamates Western and Japanese visual languages through painting, performance, installation, video, photography and printmaking. Engaging with mass consumer culture as well as digital cultures, her work considers relations of power, gender, the body and selfhood within technologically-mediated society.
Recent shows include Beginning of the end at Schwabinggrad, Munich Germany (2021), Assholes at V.O Curations, London (2021); Fountain showⅡat Sundy, London (2021); Corpse Reviver at Quench gallery, Margate (2021); Agitations: Stirred portraits at Courtyard Hiroo, Tokyo (2020); The Sound of Rhubarb at Lady Helen, London (2019); Rachel Is at Pact, Paris (2019); Seraphita at Polansky Gallery, Prague (2018); and 2:00 at Fig. Tokyo (2018).
SALON13 Jan - 12 Feb 2022Opening: Thursday 13 Jan 6.30-9pm Regular Hours: Wed-Sat 12-6pm Location: The Sunday Painter, 117-119 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1XA SALON, presents works by a select group of artists who are traversing across a new terrain of contemporary painting. An ode to the alternative salon exhibitions of the...