about


Karin Tokunaga is a process based textile practitioner
b. Kobe, lives and works in Stockholm

Education

Textile Design (BA Hons), First Class, Glasgow School of Art, 2015-2019

Awards

- School of Design Dissertation Prize, ‘Resist Techniques and Techniques of Resistance: Crafting Patterns of Cultural Identity Through Textile Based Tactile Intelligence’, 2019
- Centre for Advanced Textiles Bursary Award, 2019
- Sustainability in Action Group Funding, Glasgow School of Art Sustainability, 2019
- The Gillian Purvis Award for Travel for Primary Research, 2018

Exhibitions

- Contribution to Strandkantens Folkspa by Malin Lin Nordström and Jens Masimov, Södertälje, March 2021
- New Designers, Business Design Centre, London, July 2019
- Aizen-myōō (“dyed in love”), part of Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, June 2019
- 4th Year Fashion and Textiles Work In Progress, Fleming House, Glasgow, February 2019
- Group Residency, 16 Nicholson Street, Glasgow, November 2018
- Home Of Multiple Occupancy, Transmission Members Show, Glasgow, 2018
- In Residence, Glasgow School of Art POC Society, 16 Nicholson St, Glasgow, 2018
- In Conversation With Shaheeda Sinckler, In Residence Symposium, Market Gallery, Glasgow, 2018
- Composite, Oxford House, Glasgow, 2017
- Jupiter Campout: ROMANTI-CRASH!, Babaloose group performance, Jupiter Artland, 2017
- Hill St, Glasgow, 2016
- Milk and Two Sugars, Glasgow, 2016