Cosmic Art Research Committee

Yuri Tanaka

Received a B.A. from University of Tsukuba, took a year exchange in University of California, Berkeley during her undergrad. After she received her M.A. from the University of Tokyo where she was also a technical assistant there in 2008-2010, she explored curatorial work both in the museum and in public space in Naoshima till 2013. She was a researcher in residence at Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz, Austria in 2015. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate at Tokyo University of the Arts while carrying out her collaborative project through her stay at CERN in 2017, an independent curator, an expert at the Committee for the Cultural Utilization of Space (ITACCUS) in the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), and the head of Cosmic Art Research Committee.

Selected awards:

2006 The Edith Coliver Festival of Cultures 2006 Award, International House, the University of California, Berkeley

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