Chino Ridge, Conceptual Artist

Chino creates conceptual sculptures and installations, exploring primary themes around culture, history, and value. Her exploration of value comes from her contrasting experiences of commercial design and traditional craft. Chino uses history to decipher the present and ponder the future, which informs important conceptual aspects of her works. Chino’s work is heavily influenced by her upbringing in Japan along with cultural and operational parameters in her life and work to date. With her works often being observational - representing her voice in an alienated state - Chino amalgamates all of these aspects and explores them within her art.