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Chiho Aoshima's futuristic style explores the tenuous coexistence of nature and humankind in an undeniably dark yet delightfully positive manner. Representative of the reality that our chaotic world is hurtling toward, her imagery remains fantastical and surrealist.

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SEATTLE, WA – The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) presents Chiho Aoshima: Rebirth of the World, a fantasy world created by the Japanese artist Chiho Aoshima (born 1974). Opening on May 2 at SAM’s Asian Art Museum, the exhibition features colorful large-scale dreamscapes printed on plexiglass, 35 drawings on paper, and an animation that will be shown in public for the first time.

The exhibition is the …

SEATTLE, WA – The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) presents Chiho Aoshima: Rebirth of the World, a fantasy world created by the Japanese artist Chiho Aoshima (born 1974). Opening on May 2 at SAM’s Asian Art Museum, the exhibition features colorful large-scale dreamscapes printed on plexiglass, 35 drawings on paper, and an animation that will be shown in public for the first time.

The exhibition is the debut of Aoshima’s second foray into video work. She has teamed up with New Zealand animator Bruce Ferguson to animate her drawings into a living, moving world. Their first collaboration, in 2005 was …

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Asian Art Museum
1400 East Prospect Street
Seattle, WA, US