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Ryo Kajitani is a Japanese artist candidates, Apprentice researcher, ex-model(art).
The early works were based on decadent and dark painting style, and together with Zdzisław Beksiński(1929-2005) and Yuko Tatsushima (1974-) used to be popular in Japan with the theme of "the words that should not be looked up."
Currently, she engaged in pencil drawings, oil-based woodcut, digital woodblock prints and illustrations while continuing her work, production and research as well publishing of her works around the world.
She is also a transgender and relies on sense of belly pain to take pictures of Whereabouts of the her body.
In research and create, from the viewpoint of a Creator, she tackles to German theory of existence, especially in the context of ontological aesthetics.
By utilizing practices inherent to authors, such as productions and exhibitions, and by using the close relationship with exhibition spaces whose basic unit is loss of hometown as the starting point, she studies the possibility of Martin Heidegger-like and ontological deployment of exhibition spaces and the “works, authors, and viewers” inside of them.
2019, These results finally summarized in her doctoral thesis and artwork, and presented in actual exhibition spaces including Tama Art Univ museums.