It was once believed that things were caused by mysterious powers and the will of God.
And philosophers rationally analyzed the ethics of the mechanism of the world by human wisdom. Nowadays, the scientific approach, based on logic and empirical thinking, is the mainstream. When technological advances someday will reveal why humanity exists...What do we come to find out?
The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has threaten the economy, the entire society and people's lives. In history, it is a fact that civilization has repeatedly been born and collapsed. Yet, any collapse of civilization means that human beings must destroy the social structure built around them.
Haven't we been warned by the power of nature?
Light and shadow inevitably balance everything when the structure of the universe, birth and death, creation and destruction, collapse and regeneration are geometrically constructed that leads us to the "prototype of beauty".
Kenji Aoki’s creative endeavor started from studying at Kuwasawa Design School and learning the Bauhaus design philosophy, the “NON OBJECTIVE WORLD” conceived by Kazmir Malevich. Driven by the concept of “Zero”, art as well as Zen and spiritual philosophy are termed “non-object” in the Orient. Kenji began to seek “non-object” from tangible things through photography. Since 1991, Kenji has been active as a still-life photographer, and his delicate and robust style with a unique sense for color and minimalism was highly regarded by the industry. He moved to New York City in 2010.