Yoko Shimizu


Tides of Light

“Tides of Light” is a contemplative exhibition by Japanese bio-artist and researcher Yoko Shimizu. This collection of work invites viewers to appreciate how non-human life can inform the artistic process and even be welcomed as intelligent and creative collaborators. Drawing inspiration from the scientific exploration of natural elements, Shimizu creates a series of installations that …

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Imagine Another Gravity

On April 6, 2023, the opening ceremony of the exhibition “想象另一种引力: Imagine Another Gravity” and the book launch of the same name was held in Hall 1 of Today Art Museum, co-organized by the Science and Technology Communication Center of China Association for Science and Technology, China National Geographic Books, Today Art Museum, and as …

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Vibrant Matter

Vibrant Matter is a solo exhibition by Japanese bio-artist and researcher Yoko Shimizu that features a selection of the artist’s work exploring the dynamism, agency, and expressive potential of living systems. Working with plants, microbial organisms, and natural phenomena as subject matter, material, and artistic collaborators, Shimizu’s work probes and reveals the invisible intra-acting forces …

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Circular Creativity

Matsudo International Science Art Festival is an annual festival held in Matsudo City, Japan. Innovative artists, scientists, and researchers from around the world come together to present their latest projects at the event. The festival aims to connect art, science, and nature, and is held in the historic architecture and landscape of Tojo-tei, and Tojogaoka …

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Life Ink

Life Ink by the Ars Electronica Futurelab in collaboration with Wacom explores the inner mechanism of creativity in our brain and body. The joint research team developed wearable gear that captures brainwaves and body signals in real time to create a new form of ink, called Life Ink. Can the human mind and body become …

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