＜co・iki members＞ ※as of March 2016 – subject to change
Support Members：Kaori Tooyama, Sakura Alice Motomura, Nozomu Kikuchi, Satoe Kanamori, Emma Ota
Graduated from the International Relations
Course of Tsuda Women’s University. Studied
at Wimbledon School of Art. She works between
a wide range of fields from government led
programs to entertainment events, further
linking art with other areas of engagement. She
also coordinates contemporary dance events,
community art projects and offers support
towards emerging artists. She has initiated co・
iki due to her interest in the ties between the
individual and society, interdisciplinary
processes and coexistence.
Graduated from the Masters program in Music
Anthropology of Tokyo University of the Arts.
After working for a record label she has come to
work in a field supporting young artists and is
currently developing a program for a regional
body rooted in the local culture. She holds a
wide interest in all forms of art expression and
cultural engagement which link with history,
locality and society, and is building research
across these areas.
Sakura Alice Motomura
Sakura grew up in Perth Western Australia. She
graduated from the School of Art at the Australian
National University where she majored in painting.
She also spent a year as an exchange student at
Kyoto Seika University. Later she came back to
Japan under a Monbukagakusho Scholarship to
complete her Master of Fine Art at Tama Art
University in Tokyo. She has participated in various
exhibitions in Australia, Japan, Korea and New York.
Recently she has been involved as a participant and helper in the Lee Ming Wei
exhibition at the Mori Art Museum.
Sakura is very interested in the exchange of thoughts and ideas from people of
all different backgrounds. This could be through language, visual art, music or a
variety of different mediums.
“I believe the world really is a wonderland, it can be beautiful and inspiring or
sometimes a little scary, strange and complex. Art can express these things. It is
free and open in its expression as well as in its interpretation and that is one of
the things I like about it.”
Graduated from the master course of
Musashino Art University in 2011. Organizer of
the project “dislocate”, questioning the
meaning of locality in globalized technology
driven society. Guest curator at Akiba Art Lab.
Has also been engaged in long term research
into media art and artist run spaces particularly
in the Asian region. She pursues art as a
platform for the collision of ideas and debate
surrounding the current condition of society.
Graduated from the architecture department of
Tokyo University of Science. During his time as
a student he volunteered in projects such as
Echigo-Tsumari Triennale as well as
contributing to events run by Yoko Negami.
After graduating Lin worked for Kasuya
Architects Office and now belongs to a generic
Graduated from English Literature course of
Tsuda Women’s University.
Has been involved in the marketing of product
development for a food company, through
which she has directly encountered the appeal
of bringing something new into the world. She
is currently undertaking the planning and
facilitation of events.