Illustrated Interview: Keeenue
One of Japan's most unique voices is making noise!
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When you think of Japan, clichés of conservative values and rigid sensibilities wouldn’t… not come to mind. However when you think of Japanese artist Keeenue, the complete opposite is the case.

A native Japanese, born in Kanawaga before relocating to the nation’s capital of Tokyo, Keeenue honed her craft under the watchful eye of surrealist icon Keiichi Tanaami. After several solo and group exhibitions, Keeenue has truly become one of the most unique voices out of the Tokyo art scene.

As a life resolve, Keeenue makes it a point not to do the same as everyone else. Just one look at her sprawling portfolio is all the evidence you need. Explosions of pastel colours, abstract forms, intertwining line work and cartoon intonations can be seen through out her works.

We asked Keeenue a few questions about her process, practices, Tokyo, and what advice she would give any up and coming artist.

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#experiment 💚💜🧡 New painting acrylic on canvas 300×300mm

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You can see this wall until 6/24💫 #tennozuisle #Tokyo

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August 21, 2018
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