A N ID E N TIT Y R E – F OR G E D I N M ILD S T E E L : T H E W OR K O F K E N S U K E TODO – TAASA Review June 2012

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This article was originally found in the June 2012 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 21, Issue 2, Page 20).

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Olivia Meehan F or just over a decade, Japanese-born artist Kensuke Todo (b.1975) has based his practice in Australia’s national capital.

The distance from his homeland affords Todo the luxury of quiet contemplation of the cultural differences, and obvious contradictions, between the two countries.

At the same time the similarity between the Canberra and Kyoto natural landscapes is inescapable, both cities cradled by hills and mountains. ...