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Tomoko Kawai

Tomoko Kawai is a Japanese artist based in Berlin, Germany.
She has been exploring life and human nature through exploratory activities constructed from such multiple facets as cultural history, philosophy and aesthetics, based on her own experience that she gained from the physical actions of photography. Recent exhibitions include Japanese Contemporary photography Vol.15 -Things so Faint but Real (Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Japan,2019), On the Origin of Springs ( Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin,2018) and Detour (Mori-Ogai-Gedenkstaette Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, 2018). She was awarded the Second prize of TokyoFrontline Photo award (2013, Japan). Research fellow, Japanese Government Overseas Research Program for Artists (The Agency for Cultural Affairs, 2016-17,Germany)



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