Junko Mori is a silversmith and a modernist metalwork sculptor. She was born in Yokohama, Japan in 1974. She graduated in from Musashino Art University in Tokyo in 1997 with her first BA in three-dimensional design. She then worked as a welder in a factory for one year. From 1998 to 2000, she studied silversmithing and metalwork at Camberwell College of Arts in London, where she earned her second BA. She then spent two years as artist-in-residence at Liverpool Hope University.
Her work consists of many hand-forged pieces joined together in a form that is both organic and minimalist.
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