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Olive ⌈ 美真 | みどり⌋ Kimoto
is a Los Angeles born and raised musician, DJ, and  multimedia artist.

She can be found twirling in flower fields to Cocteau Twins, dreaming about utopian futures at community events, planning her next adventure across the world, and professing her unconditional love for her friends at her local wine bar.

She is Co-Founder of Chora, the world’s first social marketplace for music, built by and for musicians and music lovers. She also serves as Product Manager at EQTY Media Lab, building new frameworks for how we can reorient AI to be in service to artists and musicians, not replace them.

Previously, she worked as Creative & Programs Lead of
Laconic, the source of proof for web3, and as Creative & Project Manager at Akash Network, the world's premier cloud compute marketplace. As a creative director and graphic designer, she has also completed projects for Michelle Obama, Goldenvoice, and Feminist AI.

Olive writes and performs ambient-pop music under her name, Olive Kimoto. Currently, she's finishing up her first solo single with producer Chrome SparksShe is a member of the now inactive shoegaze band, Crescendo, and occasionally adds vocals and synths to other projects

As a commercial musician, her work has been featured by Netflix, and she has done projects in collaboration with Hermès, Playtronica, and more.

As a multimedia artist, Olive is building portals through sound, video, performance, and found objects, exploring both cultural and digital heritage. Her work has been shown by MOCA, Museum of Contemporary ArtHuman Resources and Bozo Mag.

She hosts and curates music for the monthly show Liquid Mirror on NTS Radio and can be found DJing across town (and beyond). To see what she's up to, click here.

As a model, she is represented by A List Agency for commercial & print, and has been featured in global campaigns for brands including Levis, Facebook, and Mercedes-Benz.

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