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maya yonesho

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Born in 1965 in Hyogo, Japan. 

Maya Yonesho was born in 1965 Hyogo, Japan. After working as an art teacher at a junior high school for several years, she returned to college to study Japanese painting and conceptual & media art at Kyoto City University of Arts and also worked for a children's TV program as a clay animator. After receiving her MA of fine art (1998), she began making independent films and conducting various animation workshops.

She has been a lecturer at several Art Universities since 2000.


> introspection, 1998

> believe in it, 1998

> learn to love, 1999
> countdown, 2002

> Üks Uks, 2003

For Tricky Women 2005 Maya Yonesho created the trailer, which shows a part of her film "Üks Uks". 

Due to a scholarship for foreign artists she now lives and works in Vienna.

Tricky Women - International Animation Filmfestival Vienna