Nagano Sakurako

2022 Residence

Born in 1989, currently lives in Fukuoka
2016 M.F.A., Graduate School of Arts, Hiroshima City University
2018-Current The Department of Media Creation, Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences
2022 Solo Exhibition (EUREKA, Fukuoka)

[Residence] Jan 10, 2023〜Mar 10, 2023 (tentative)
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Artist in Residence Program 2022 Nagano Sakurako's page/ Nagano Sakurako Offieial website


While studying at Hiroshima City University, Nagano Sakurako has so far created animations that seem to be a memoir of her own experiences. In recent years, she has been working on installation works using animation in order to explore the relationship between the body and visual images. Nagano is also interested in feelings of alienation and loneliness amid on impose behavioral restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what happens in the lives of various people in spite of regardless of unprecedented circumstances.
In this residency, she plans to produce a documentary animation that focuses on people who have been isolated from society due to the effects of the new coronavirus. In addition, a stop motion animation production workshop using smartphones will be held during her residency.

"inside frame / outside frame" 2019 (Photo by Tadasu Yamamoto)
"inside frame / outside frame" 2019 (Photo by Tadasu Yamamoto)