Annex Sight:Open Call Curator Project "I can speak" Exhibition

KANIE Naha "Joshin-ji", 2018, half curtain, installation *Collaboration with OHARA Daijiro



KANIE Naha is a poet. He marked his debut in 2010 as a winner of the Newcomer Prize of Eureka magazine. In 2015 he received the Elsur Foundation Award, and in 2016 was awarded the 21st Nakahara Chuya Prize for his anthology of poems "Yōisareta Shokutaku [The Laid Table]" (self-published, later released from Seidosha). In addition to publishing poems, essays, book reviews, etc. in newspapers and magazines, he is also involved in designing numerous poetry anthologies. In 2017 he starred in the NHK BS Premium drama “Roudoku-ya [The Reader],” and participated in the “MOT Satellite” exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. In 2018, he was invited to the University of Iowa and a poetry festival in Finland to present live reading performances.