, currently based: New York, USA
Takashi Kawashima is a designer and media artist living in San Francisco. His work explores the re-contextualizing of commonplace items to create new awareness of the mundane. Takashi was featured as one of ten emerging student artists in the March/April 2004 issue of RES magazine in an article entitled "Who's Now/Who's Next." His work has been shown in Japan, Singapore, the United States, Canada, the UK, Switzerland, Brazil and France, and has been included in both the Tokyo Type Directors Club Annual Exhibition and the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival. Takashi received his BA in Environmental Information with a Dean's Award from Keio University in Japan. He is the recipient of a Japanese Government overseas study program grant for artists and is currently pursing an MFA in Media Art at UCLA.
2010 Artist in Residance, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA.
2006 UCLA Regents Stipend
2000 - 2005 education: BA in Environmental Information with a Dean’s Award from Keio University in Japan and MFA in Design, Media Arts from UCLA, USA.