Kiani Ferris is an artist and ceramicist based in Brooklyn, New York. She earned her BFA at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2020 and studied at Kyoto Seika University in 2018. As a third-generation Japanese American, her work explores the complexities of cultural estrangement while simultaneously celebrating the joys of its perseverance. She acknowledges the shifting distance and proximity of living and deceased spirits while forming connections with them, honoring their histories within present forms. Ferris’ work has been exhibited throughout New York and Japan.
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