Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance

Saiko Kase

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance
Region: Choshi-shi Chiba-ken, JAPAN
MacDowell fellowships: 2013

Saiko T. Kase, coming from Japan and from a background in economics and finance, holds an M.F.A. degree from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. She works internationally as an independent artist. Her primary interests include time, experience, body, and material concerning our finite existence. She frequently works with materials such as raw clay, hair, hand-made woolen felt, sprouting seeds, and her own body. Her exploration goes beyond the boundaries of the medium or art forms.


Eastman (formerly Shop)

Saiko Kase worked in the Eastman (formerly Shop) studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, a century-old farm building has been reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built to provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for studio use in the mid-1950s with the…

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