Kumi Oguro

living in Belgium – visit artist website

Kumi Oguro is born in Japan in 1972.
Her study of photography started in London in 1996, followed by further development at Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp until 2003.
Next to photography, she also experimented with video and installation in a postgraduate program, Transmedia in Brussels. Her research theme in the program was the relation between still and moving image.
This subject is also treated later on in her thesis for the master course, Film studies and Image Culture at the University Antwerp in 2006.
Oguro has participated in exhibitions in Belgium and also in Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Germany, The Netherlands, France and Japan.
Most recently she participated in 19th Traverse Vidéo festival in Toulouse, France.
Her first book NOISE was published from Le caillou bleu (Brussels) in 2008.
She lives and works in Antwerp since 1999.