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Takuro Goto

Born 1982 in Yamagata Prefecture. Lives and works in Yamagata. He studied painting at Tohoku University of Art and Design. His practice encompasses landscape paintings portraying abandoned buildings and villages in Yamagata, as well as paintings of figures in front of the remnants of modern civil engineering and industry. Through this work, he examines the appearance of his native land, not as nostalgia or something exotic or utopian, but rather as a place at the whim of and forced to change by economic decline and political policy, and in this way he searches for the ideal form of local landscape painting today.


Video interviews with SIAF2020 participating artists are uploaded consecutively.
The summarized interviews are also available as text in PDF files along with the video interviews.
These PDF files are to be compiled into “SIAF 2020 Index”, a documentation book to share the full spectrum of SIAF2020 which will be published after February, 2021.

[About PDF file]
It is the edited text of the comments from the artist in the video interview to convey the projects within SIAF2020.
The QR code on the PDF file is linked to the video interview of the artist.
Please note that the linked URL is subject to change without prior notice.

Works (works that were to be exhibited, reference works, etc.)