Competition: US & Canada
Moko Fukuyama is a Japanese multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She explores socioeconomic realities and the psychology of everyday life through her practice. Fukuyama has received grants, fellowships, residencies and commissions from notable art institutions such as Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Foundation For Contemporary Arts, Jerome Foundation, SOHO20, MacDowell, Yaddo, Recess, The Shed, ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program), and more. She completed her residency at The Kitchen, New York, New York, in spring 2021. During this residency, she produced and presented ‘American Recordings, Act I: American Harvest’ and ‘Act II: American Frequency’ in collaboration with Yo! Vinyl Richie. She was a 2021 fellow at Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota. In the same year, she created and exhibited a large-scale sculptural installation ‘Shrine (Hell Gate Keepers)’ at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York. The work will join LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, New York for their upcoming season. She recently had a solo exhibition ‘Streaming Surface’ at Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York. In spring & summer 2022, she will develop new works as part of her residency at STONELEAF RETREAT in partnership with River Valley Arts Collective and exhibit at the Al Held Foundation, Boiceville, New York.