An Exhibition by Yoshie Sakai
January 30 – March 23, 2019
Artist Yoshie Sakai continues her ongoing video and installation project KOKO’s Love, exploring the everyday trials of first-generation families in South LA. This exhibition was the culmination of Sakai’s CSUDH PRAXIS residency throughout which she collaborated with students Israel Perez, Santos Nuñez, Christina Laybon, Richelle Caampued, Vanessa Renovales, Sierra Robles, Joe Smith, Jacqueline Mendoza, Andreinna Giron, Danielle Harris, and Brianna Correa to create new characters that they embodied as part of the video work, KOKO’s House.
About Yoshie Sakai
Yoshie Sakai is a multidisciplinary artist who works in video, sculpture, installation, and performance. She attended the Skowhegan School and is a recipient of the CCF Grant for Visual Artists Fellowship, a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, and a 2018 inaugural bar-fund Artist Grant. She received a BFA from California State University Long Beach and an MFA from Claremont Graduate University.