Ai Kijima
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Ai Kijima, is a Japanese artist, born in 1970. She is noted for her use of traditional quilting techniques to create colourful collages from found materials such as bed sheets, vintage kimonos, t-shirts, curtains, and dishtowels. Her use of appropriation within traditional quilting techniques is typical of ongoing series like "Erehwon" ("Nowhere" spelled backwards), or unique pieces like “Burn it Up” (2006) and White Cake Palace (2004). Kijima’s has already been at the cener centre of many debates on Illegal Art, and featured in exhibitions themed around Intellectual Property.

Artist images


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Artist external links


http://www.aikijima.com/
http://www.franklinparrasch.com/artists/ai-kijima/images/
http://beautifuldecay.com/2011/07/29/ai-kijima-212-gallery-aspen/

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