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Kaori Tazoe

Kaori Tazoe is an artist born and based in Yokohama City. She graduated in 1993 from the Otsuka college for textile design.
She mainly makes artwork that form imaginary scenes and occupy the entire space. She works by using various objects from everyday surroundings, things we are familiar with, like toys, decors, lighting and mirrors.

Set: Small Factory Ring
Box: stainless steel

In the 2001 she was the co-founder of Scratch Tile Art Space ( one of the first alternative art spaces in Yokohama) and participated in this project until 2010.
She participated in the following important exhibitions: Yokoman Triennial 2005, Artist-Today 2006, Artist in Residence (Location One/NY), Koganecho Bazaar 2008 and 2010.

left: Kaori Tazoe
right: Mr. Yazawa

In 2014 she designed The Small Factory Ring and started 830 Design Lab together with the metalworking company Yazawa. In 2017 she had her first exposition with The Small Factory Ring in Europe, at the Japanese Event called MONO JAPAN at the Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam, The Netherlands.