"I am interested in making an object which contains a fictional realm that is relevant to my experience as an artist and an individual. I depict images gathered from my everyday experience and memory. Because of my background, growing up in Japan and residing now in the U.S., elements of my images often come from experiences from both places. By depicting those autobiographical elements from memory and everyday life, I am after a story in which I myself would like to dwell. I am after the emotion I associate with those images."
Read below for Sakaguchi's review from ARTnews on his recent exhibition at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts in Wilmington, Delaware. (November 11, 2014 - April 26, 2015)