Shinro Ohtake turns 59 today. Born in 1955 in Tokyo, he now lives and works in Uwajima, Japan.
His work has been presented at documenta 13 and the 2013 Venice Biennale. His book collages have also appeared on the cover of Kristin Hersh’s first two solo releases (Hips and Makers, Strings) and The Throwing Muses’ University (deluxe edition). His graphics have been used for many other Hersh covers, including her autobiography Paradoxical Undressing.