Moeko Inada

Moeko Inada (1985, Japan)

Moeko Inada, born with Down syndrome, has a keen sense of her fingers, loving to touch and tear papers. After graduating from a school for developmentally disabled children, Moeko began participating in La Mano, a craft atelier for adults with disability, where she has gradually developed her own creative expression - paper collage. She paints Japanese Washi paper with watercolors, tears it into small pieces, and then pastes her hued segments on a larger sheet of paper. The whole process seems to satisfy her sensibility, and allows the experience of her tactile sensation to be visualized.


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