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Yuka Otani

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Drawing for Irrationally Exuberant 2010, 2010 Digital Illustration Variable © yuka otani
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Sugar bubbles:Inflate, 2009 C-print Variable © yuka otani
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sugar bubbles:Deflate, 2009 C-print Variable © yuka otani
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Displaced Glass, 2007 Glass, Light © yuka otani
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Irrationally Exuberant(Spinning Cocktail Glass and Stock Market Index Chart), 2008 Glass, Light, Motor, Wood, Plexiglas, Live Data From Nikkei 225 W10'xd10'xh10' © yuka otani
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Personal Rave, 2008 Digital Video, Baloon, Glass, Mirror, Motor Variable
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Quick Facts
Lives in
New York
Schools
RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), 2008, MFA
Tama Art University, 2000, BFA
Tags
mixed-media, installation, video-art, performance, digital, abstract, conceptual, sculpture
Statement

Yuka Otani is a multi-media artist who explores transparent materials, such as glass, water and light. Being trained as a glassblower in Japan, she worked for a glass artist, Hirosi Yamno from 2004-2005. In 2005, she came to the U.S. to pursue her master's degree at Rhode Island School of Design(RISD.) She recently graduated from RISD, and currently lives in New York City.