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, a member of 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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