Graduated from MFA Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts in 2008.
Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are
-"Curtural Park", solo, Soulangh Curtural Park, Tainan, 2017
-"YUMEKAZOE", solo, Himeshima Island, Fukuoka, 2017
-"Barehands Asian Artist Residency Project, Kuala Lumpur 2017, Vol 1.", group, National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2017
-"Itoshima International Art Festival 2016 -- Fermenting Perspectives", group, Studio Kura Residence 3, Fukuoka, 2016
-"Views of Chikugo -- Exploring Primal Scenes", group, Kyushu Geibun Kan Museum, Fukuoka, 2016
Born in 1983 in Fukuoka, Japan, Kenji Makizono studied video and new media in Tokyo. In 2011, he decided to return his hometown Fukuoka then started to work on his art practice. He had participated in various residency programs in Asia such as Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Taiwan.
Makizono is also a committee member of alternative spaces "art space tetra" and an art festival "Itoshima International Art Festival - Ito Arts Farm" in Fukuoka besides his own art activity.
Light Out of Darkness, 2013, Decorative window, Private electric generator【Dimension Variable】, ©Ajoy Debnath Ishan
Curtural Park, 2017, Farm, Table, Sofa, Parasol, Seeds, Farm Tools, Bamboo, Tableware, Fermented Tofu, Panel, Video, Piezoelectric element, Speakers, Tube, Pump【Dimension Variable】
YUMEKAZOE,2017, Video(39:25), Video camera, Copy of the newspaper, Stone, Scale model, Sickle, T-shirt【Dimension Variable】
The city and its tower, 2017, Photo【450mm × 340mm × 30 Sheets】
Thought Of Darkness, 2016, Photo, Incandescent Bulb, OHP film【Dimension Variable】, ©Yuki Kinoshita
PASS, 2015, Video, Motor, Rice【Dimension Variable】, ©Yuki Kinoshita