Born in Tokyo in 1984. He graduated from the Royal Academy Schools in 2011 and now lives and works in London. He was the Sainsbury Scholar in Painting and Sculpture at the British School at Rome in 2011–12. His work has been included in group exhibitions with Hayward Touring, at Saatchi Gallery, MACRO, Rome and the Fondazione Giorgio e Isa De Chirico, and reviewed in Frieze, Mousse and the Financial Times Life & Arts, amongst others. He presented The True Italian Pop Art for the 2018 Felicity Powell Lecture at the British School at Rome, connecting reflections on artefacts ancient and recent with novelistic vignettes from his time in Italy. His writing has recently appeared in Mousse and Frieze. His works have been in museum collections such as Saatchi Gallery, The Hiscox, Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection as well as Hood Museum of Art.