Hisae Ikenaga


presented by FORMATOCOMODO



Born 1977 in Mexico

Lives and works in Madrid, Spain



Madrid based half-Mexican and half-Japanese artist, Hisae Ikenaga (1977), presents processed industrial made objects to create contradictions in their functions. She has a constant will of transformation to point out the processes in the materials.


In some of the works she propose the use of  "global objects", objects purchased in world wide chain stores, to manipulate, arrange their parts in different ways and create new opinions about everyday life circumstances. The instruction manuals of these objects are also used to open new windows to see transformations on paper.


Hisae Ikenaga studied Fine Arts in Mexico City and done postgraduate studies in Kyoto, Barcelona and Madrid. She has shown works in exhibitions in Cuba, Germany, Japan, México, Spain, UK, France and US, among others. 



Hisae Ikenaga, Adistancia 3, 2010, IKEA furnitures, dimensions variable
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