What attracts me the most in Masako Onodera‘s works is their repulsiveness, the fine line between desire and disgust, as if they were able to evoke ancestral feelings…
“…My work is the apparatus to awake viewers and wearers of their own bodies and evanescent life. In my work, I present grotesque, and peculiar, but oddly appealing simulated body part of appendages, representing rampant, uncontrolled growth and decay. They are both sensual and strange, and suggest an experience of body that is alteered by the tactile and visual characteristics of the object.
The color pink has multiple associations – flesh, femininity, youth, sex and fantasy. As a result I employ pink in my work to present the viewer with extremes; my work is comfortable and approaching, and uncomfortable and denial…”