Koji Kamoji is a Japanese artist who has been living in Warsaw, Poland for more than 50 years. Koji Kamoji is a painter, but also does installations. He uses simple and raw materials such as plywood, metal bars, stones, string, glass, alluminum and water. He moves among the concepts associated with transitoriness, passing away, seizing the moment, pause, contemplation, duration, decay, thinking, remembrance. The notion of concentration is very important for him. He bases his art on the absence, allowing users to compliment it by their feelings. Kamoji tries to establish a dialogue with the viewer, so in his art, everyone can find something else. It can evoke memories known only to every single person. He does not represent any particular trend. His art is open and ambiguous, designed for contemplation...
|Koji Kamoji, On the temple's wall, 1964/65|