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

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)