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Tam Ochiai

Japanese, b. 1967

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Tam Ochiai

Japanese, b. 1967

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Tam Ochiai’s practice is constantly surprising in terms of his approach and chosen mediums, which to date include film, artist books, drawing, painting, installation, photography, and sculpture. He is also known for eschewing a single personal style. Some of his better-known works are drawings featuring child-like renderings of human, and usually female, forms. When Ochiai installs his drawings, he will use the walls of the exhibition space as a continuation of the picture play. Other works are more research-based—such as a video documentation of his trip between the first and last cities listed in a dictionary—or deconstruct objects and texts in order to rearrange and represent them.

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Tam Ochiai’s practice is constantly surprising in terms of his approach and chosen mediums, which to date include film, artist books, drawing, painting, installation, photography, and sculpture. He is also known for eschewing a single personal style. Some of his better-known works are drawings featuring child-like renderings of human, and usually female, forms. When Ochiai installs his drawings, he will use the walls of the exhibition space as a continuation of the picture play. Other works are more research-based—such as a video documentation of his trip between the first and last cities listed in a dictionary—or deconstruct objects and texts in order to rearrange and represent them.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
ArtAsiaPacific