Akimoto, who originally liked to write, majored in literature at university. After graduating, he studied at a film school and was involved in the production of independent films and commercial plays. It can be said that there is a reason why you can feel the story from Akimoto's handprints and the screen that does not have many colors.
Akimoto says that even when it comes to color schemes, just a pleasant combination won't catch your heart. "Pleasant and disgusting", with the theme of noise, she draws a world where foreign objects coexist in familiar everyday life.
“I am interested in expressions that are not to my liking, and that are too difficult to understand even for works by other artists. It is not an incomprehensible displeasure, but a fascinating mystery. A painting that is not in the real world, an expression that is unlikely to be made, is a distant ideal.”
A collage that creates creations "outside my imagination" by sampling and editing materials "outside my area of interest" such as illustrations of tools. Based on collage as a method of pursuing fascinating mysteries, I have created works by painting with acrylic paint.
Akimoto says that while he enjoyed encountering expressions that he himself had never thought of, he was also conflicted that he could not face painting because he did not receive a specialized art education. From there, he developed a strong desire to create paintings that ``straighten his emotions on his arm, placing the greatest emphasis on the appeal of colors and shapes''. We will also announce works that worked on ting works.
“Nowadays, when I look at various things on my smartphone, I think they are all the same size. The bad feeling and funny feeling when you do it in front of you remains in your heart.”
For example, the intention to shake the senses of the viewer can be seen in the attempt to paint a vast landscape on a 5 cm square canvas, and the viewer can feel that the senses are opened as if listening to the sound hidden deep in the body. prize.