Yuri Tanaka

Tokyo University of the Arts • Researcher, Tokyo University of the Arts

Yuri Tanaka is currently a researcher at Tokyo University of the Arts where she received her Ph.D., a visiting researcher at Kyoto City University of Arts, a visiting scientist at CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire), the head of Cosmic Art Research Committee in the Institute of Environmental Art and Design, and a member of the Light Unit for the Liaison between Science and Art, Kyoto University. She was a researcher in residence at Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz, Austria in 2015.

She has been pursuing to create a diverse collaboration mediated by ‘the universe’ as a mutually acceptable idea among different experts. Her projects can be mostly found in public spaces or at art/science festivals.