Cosmic Revolution – Introduction to Cosmic Art

Artwork: Takaharu Ito

Lecture series Future Life: Cosmic Revolution – Introduction to Cosmic Art
THU June 11, 2015, 3 PM – 4 PM

Lecture in English language, by Yuri Tanaka, Researcher in Residence at the Ars Electronica Futurelab

free of charge, please make reservation via phone 0732.7272.51 or center@aec.at

What is cosmic art? How cosmos and art are interconnected? From the ancient heritage to the on-going art project today, this talk will introduce a series of cosmic art pieces, not only on the earth but also in outer space. It may give you a new perspective, how you see the universe.

Yuri Tanaka, received a BA from University of Tsukuba, took a year exchange in University of California, Berkeley during her undergrad, and a MA from the University of Tokyo. Later in Naoshima, explored her curatorial projects both in the museum and in public space. Now a Ph.D. candidate at Tokyo University of the Arts, and an independent curator along with her research on cosmic art. Also, a co-founder and a chief of Cosmic Art Research Committee in the Institute of Environmental Art and Design since 2014.

Photo credit: Takaharu Ito, ‘Moons of Naoshima’ (2013) to Artwork credit: Takaharu Ito, ‘Moons of Naoshima’ (2013)