Born 1985 in Tottori, Japan
Lives and works in Aichi, Japan

Through his interest in growing waterweeds in aquariums, Sakamoto has observed similarities between such ecosystems, society and his own environment, leading him to consistently represent these plants as central theme of his recent works.
Plentiful species that grow intricately entwined, they each embody a strong sense of existence which leaves behind its many traces on the surface. (from the press release of nichido contemporary art.)