Cosmic Art Research Committee

Selected Publications


Yuri Tanaka, ‘Space Art of Children 2012: Tanegashima – Cosmic peace in practice’, in Art Project Edge: Expanding field of environmental art and design, Ed. Masao Oomori, Osaka: Toho Shupppan, pp.146-147, 2015.


Yuri Tanaka, ‘Space Art – From the point of view of the discussion on Space Art’, in Journal of Environmental Art and Design, vol.10, pp.47-54, 2011.

Magazine articles

Yuri Tanaka, ‘A Proof of Human Life Within the Universe’, in AXIS, vol.190, pp.122-123, December 2017.

Yuri Tanaka, ‘Cosmos and Art Within You’, in ChildArt – The Magagize of the International Child Art Foundation, vol.16 (3), no.47, pp.31-32, July – September 2016.

Conference papers

Yuri Tanaka, Michael Doser, Ryu Sakurai, Hajime Shimoyama, and Ryo Takahashi, ‘Flowers Behind the Back of the Universe – A cosmic art project exploring the invisible’, in 68th International Astronautical Congress 2017, Adelaide, Australia, 25-29 September 2017.

Yuri Tanaka, Ryu Sakurai, Hajime Shimoyama, and Ryo Takahashi, ‘Concealed Beauty in Broken Symmetry – The creation of a cosmic art installation through art and particle physics’, in 67th International Astronautical Congress 2016, Guadalahara, Mexico, 26-30 September 2016.

Yuri Tanaka, Ryu Sakurai, Hajime Shimoyama, Ryo Takahashi, ‘Cosmos and Art in Our Lives – Developing into a local community’, in 66th International Astronautical Congress 2015, Jerusalem, Israel, 12-16 October 2015.

Yuri Tanaka, Ryu Sakurai, Hajime Shimoyama, Ryo Takahashi, ‘Abstract Theory of the Cosmos Transforming into Expressions of Art − From inner and outer perspective’, in 65th International Astronautical Congress 2014, Toronto, Canada, 29 September – 3 October 2014.

Yuri Tanaka, ‘Peacemaking Rocket Workshop in Tanegashima: Utilization of Space Art in Society’, in 64th International Astronautical Congress 2013, Beijing, China, 23-27 September 2013.