HANGING FUTON, KENSUKE TODO, 2011. MILD STEEL,17.5 X 29.6 X 6.4 CM. PHOTOGRAPH: MICHAEL BRADFIELD – TAASA Review June 2012
is a poignantly placed makeshift table, on its surface a blue and white floral table-cloth.
Evidence of the artist at work is found around the studio; overalls are neatly placed on the back of a 1950’s chrome kitchen chair, while a pair of steel-cap boots at the foot of the chair complete the uniform.
A plaster mould lies on the large worktable and beside it a metal sheet in the early stages of transformation. Located in Canberra’s light industrial estate of Mitchell, Kensuke Todo’s studio is part of a complex of purpose-built studios that belong to the artist-run initiative called ANCA (Australian National Capital Artists)...