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Yoshinari Nishiki

Artist
Yoshinari Nishiki

Yoshinari Nishiki is an artist based in Rotterdam. His work explores the entanglement of economics and ecology. He has also been working under the name Inari Wishiki.

Yoshinari is the founder of Technology Of Future Utopia (TOFU). Between 2011-2012 he was an intern artist/researcher at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) in Liverpool where he developed various projects including Inari Card. In 2014, Yoshinari completed his MA in Interactive Media: Critical Theory and Practice under Graham Harwood and Matthew Fuller at Goldsmiths, University of London. There he developed projects such as Banana Multiplier and Homing Pigeon Unused Train Ticket Delivery System.

Yoshinari was part of FACT’s 2013 exhibition Time and Motion: Redefining Working Life and presented at its symposium at The Royal College of Art. The subsequent project Ma-po Man was selected to be presented at V&A Digital Futures: Disobedient Objects at The White Building, London in 2014.

Since 2013 Yoshinari is part of the Bristol-based collective Irational.org.