With a strong belief that her role is to connect the invisible with the visible world through art, contemporary artist Miwa Komatsu continues to depict otherworldly creatures. People can’t help but be intrigued by the powerful and colorful images of seemingly frightening, yet strangely charming, creatures as if they directly “talk” to viewers’ souls.

“I believe that I’ve got opportunities to show my works to many people because that’s the role I should play in the world,” Komatsu said.

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