Hidemi Takagi was born in Kyoto, Japan and lives in Brooklyn, NY. Takagi has exhibited both nationally and internationally (London, Madrid, Tel Aviv, Berlin, and Paris). Her notable selected exhibitions include the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Queens Museum, BRIC Media Art Center, and the Nathan Cummings Foundation.
Takagi participated in: the AIM program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts (2004), the NYFA IAP Mentoring Program (2008), the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Swing Space Artist Studio Residency (2010), the Engaging Artist residency by More Art (2015), BRIC’s New Media Art Fellowship (2016), Utopian Practice Fellowship by Culture Push (2017), En Foco Photography Fellowship (2018), KODA Artist Residency: Identity + Justice (2020); The Sustainable Arts Fellowship by Gallery Aferro (2022), MoCADA & The Asian American Arts Alliance’s (2022)The Bandung 2022 Residency (2022): Paradise AIR, Artist residency: Japan (2022) . Her work has been reviewed in Time Out Tel Aviv, Time Out New York, the New York Times, and the Village Voice. Her Blender project was selected for the Times Square Public Arts Program of the Times Square Alliance 2011 and her Hello, it's me was awarded a Seed Grant by More Art, in 2017. The Bed-Stuy Social Photo Club and Herkimer Street Stoop Interview were awarded the Brooklyn Arts Fund grants in 2019 and 2021 by the Brooklyn Arts Council.