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Oscar Oiwa

Oscar Oiwa was born in Brazil as son of Japanese immigrants, he received his B.F.A. (1989) from the School of Architecture and Urbanism, São Paulo University. Oiwa absorbed influences from comic books, art, and magazines throughout his youth, as well as the urban environment of his birthplace. He experienced contemporary art during this time in nearby galleries and as an assistant at the São Paulo Art Biennial.