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Transpacific Borderlands Artist Profiles

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Oscar Oiwa

Born 1965 in São Paulo, Brazil; lives and works in New York

After graduating from São Paulo University’s College of Architecture and Urbanism, Oscar Oiwa was featured in the São Paulo Arts Biennial. He then moved to Japan, where he lived for 11 years. Now one of the most internationally acclaimed Nipo-Brazilian artists, Oiwa has exhibited in over 20 different countries and sees himself as a citizen of the world. His work has been collected by such institutions as the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; and the Phoenix Museum of Art in Arizona.

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