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Hanayo (花代, Nakajima Hanayo?, born 1970) is a Japanese musician and artist. She is known for her playful and subversive artwork, often deeply rooted in Japanese culture. Hanayo currently lives and works in Berlin.

In 1989 Hanayo began training as a junior geisha in Tokyo, publishing an account of the experience in her 1991 book, Oshakuchan No. 1. Together with Japanese noise musicians Masami Akita (Merzbow) and Masaya…

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  • Don't forget to see her work as "Hanayo In Panacea" and "Wooden Veil"! :)
  • d0l
    everything about this woman is criminally endearing.
  • okay, surely the Hanayo that covered Les Sucettes on Gift is not the same Hanayo that covered Amazing Grace on Kono Toki Ga Sugireba.
  • Gift shoulda gotten a freakin Grammy x)
  • She is so weird, can't stop listening to Gift though. Great album
  • // September 16 - 19, 2010 BARNES DANCE w/ Tony Buck, Hanayo etc. Sophiensaele, Berlin
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  • joe le taxiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii love
  • Hanayo Rocks!!

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