Taka Kono

Taka Kono (b.1994) graduated from Parsons School of Design, Fine Arts in 2017. He is the founder and director of mcg21xoxo based in Matsudo, Japan. His works across various medium which is gathered and arranged as installation are characterized by his sincere and macabre attitude towards the world. His approach is intended to be multiple time and space. The time-space, disturbed by the ambiguous chasm between revelation and the unconscious and their co-existence, through psychological experiences such as dreams, memories, fears and intimacies bizarrely reveal the hysteria and the trauma of our time. Recent selected exhibitions include: Terminal B (Smena Center of Contemporary Culture, Kazan, Russia, 2022), down4u (Ritsuki Fujisaki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2022), GARDEN OF GODS (SXSW x ultrastudio, Houston, USA, 2022), only only makes sense if there’s nothing else (darkZone, New Jersey, USA, 2021), dream knowledge, no, ledge, noh, no knowledge (mcg21xoxo, Matsudo, Japan, 2020).