Amber Dohrenwend - Artist in Tokyo

Amber Dohrenwend

I'm an artist in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English

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About me

I am an American living and working in Tokyo. I grew up on a farm in a very rural setting, and since I have been living in this urban environment I have been exploring ways to feel connected to this place.
For me, collecting materials and creating work has given me the chance to feel that connection again, in a way I didn't expect.

I create impermanent sculpture, installation work, and costuming from post consumer materials including cardboard and paper.

My Creations

  1. Bug Nets

    13 March 2019

    Bug Nets is a window Display created for Maison Hermes, within the theme "Chasing a Dream." It was constructed entirely from post-consumer materials. I created the concept and oversaw the art direction of the installation
    To create Bug Nets I worked with a small production team which assisted me with... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  2. Untitled

    13 March 2019

    Untitled is a hanging sculpture made of post-consumer cardboard and staples. It was created as a holiday window display for Postalco's Kyobashi shop and was up from Mid-November until Mid-January.

    Untitled was inspired by animal burrows and underground cities. I was thinking about cavernous baskets being buried underground and what... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  3. Hound Dog

    13 March 2019

    Hound Dog is a headpiece created from post-consumer cardboard, staples, wood glue and paint.

  4. Bulldog

    13 March 2019

    Bulldog is a mask made from post-consumer cardboard, staples, paint and wood glue.