Kathy Aoki: Hello Kitty Monument Diorama
June 16 – September 9, 2018
Santa Clara-based artist, Kathy Aoki is the first recipient of the 2018 Sandbox Award.
For Aoki’s Sandbox project, she will create a room-sized diorama, in the vein of an exhibit of at a Natural History Museum. Complete with a viewing space, the monument will be promoted as the perfect photo-op for selfies. Aoki’s project addresses gender and pop-culture issues through approachable visual formats with a twist of humor.