MAHO HIKINO is a video artist born in Hyogo Japan. Her B.A. in Liberal Arts was received from Doshisha Women's College, Kyoto in 2008 and earned a Master of Arts degree from Tama Art University, Tokyo in 2010. Subsequent to that She lived and worked in Tokyo, produced video installation, short film, animation and art project. And she moved to New York City in 2013 for working and exhibition her-self art project. She has been the founder, creative director and also as an artist of an Japanese artist collective; Art Beasties (http://artbeasties.com/) since 2013. Through hosting pop-up show and curating an online registrar of Japanese artists, seeks to broaden and deepen the understanding of contemporary Japanese art to an international audience.