Eiji Sumi

Biography

Eiji Sumi(b.1970 Tokyo; lives and works in Bangkok) is graduated from Rikkyo University in Tokyo. Sumi moved to New York in 1994 where he pursued his career in art and design. Sumi’s mix media approach explore research in materials, contextualizing digital media, lighting into various form and ideas. Using combine method into various experience art installation, variety of experiments in environment probing the relationship between art and science. Sumi also keen on urban landscapes that He create both analogue and digital art works with urban environment and issues. Sumi has worked in New York as an artist and was commissioned by various clients in design. During his 1me in New York, Sumi gained aKen1on with his projects ranging from mixed-media and light installations to painting and drawing. He has held numerous exhibitions internationally including the Art Festivals and and has been curated by Eric Shiner, Helen Homan Wu, Brian Curtin, Gridthiya Gaweewong, Keiichi Miyagawa, Lyno Vuth, Ni-kun amonst others. Sumi was also shortlisted for the Sovereign Asian Art Award 2016 Hong Kong.

Sumi moved to Bangkok in 2012, and is a lecturer in Chulalongkorn University’s International Communication Design Program (CommDe), part of the university’s Faculty of Architecture and have been producing numerous exhibitions within Asian region and elsewhere.

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