Websitehttp://akinokondoh.com/ Twitterhttps://twitter.com/akinokondoh Born in Chiba Japan in 1980. Kondoh graduated from Tama Art University with a BA in Graphic Design in 2003. Her work spans various mediaanimation manga drawing paintingand has been exhibited internationally. She has earned fundings from the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs Bunkacho the Pola Art Foundation and lives and works in New York since 2008. In 2010 the digest version of her animation Ladybirds Requiem made it to the top 25 list of the YouTube Play A Biennial of Creative Video at the Guggenheim Museum New York. In 2011 Kondoh presented the animation KiyaKiya during the eponym exhibition at Mizuma Art Gallery. Her first essay collection Fushigi to iu Niha Jimi na Hanashi Nanarokusha Publishing Inc. was published in 2012. She contributes biweekly to the online literary magazine MATOGROSSO with her manga New York de Kangaechu. In 2013 Kondoh published her first monograph Akino Kondoh 19982013 Nanarokusha Publishing Inc..