Shion Kanzato

The common phrase, “there is such a thing as a beautiful mess”, is often overlooked, but I create artworks every day in hopes of expressing this idea. by Shion Kanzato

The common phrase, “there is such a thing as a beautiful mess”, is often overlooked, but I create artworks every day in hopes of expressing this idea.    I currently use photographs as a base for my works, but my creative activities did not begin with photography. I was a huge book-lover since I was little and was hypersensitive to words more than most people. Not being able to handle the burden of words I receive from others back in high school, I once have rejected everything in this world. I gave up putting things into words and tried to get away from them. We never can understand what the person really meant by using certain words and nobody would ever completely understand what I am feeling inside. That is what human beings are about. The fact that I had to stand in a world full of words that are misunderstood where we constantly collide with and hurt each other itself was nothing but pain for me.  However, it was also words that rescued me. I think the reason I could get back on my feet were the words I kept as a charm by those who tried to pull me back. By that time, I started studying literary arts at… Read More »The common phrase, “there is such a thing as a beautiful mess”, is often overlooked, but I create artworks every day in hopes of expressing this idea. by Shion Kanzato