Yoko Shimizu


Life Ink 2.0 Launch

Life Ink is now featured in the permanent exhibition at the Ars Electronica Center. The Life Ink prototype has been upgraded to Life Ink 2.0 for the public to explore and enjoy. [Launch Events] Compass reloaded! Navigating the Future – May 2023After a significant thematic redesign in 2019, we unveiled the Ars Electronica Center with …

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Venice Biennale Music Festival

BIENNALE MUSICA 2023: MICRO-MUSIC The 67th International Festival of Contemporary Music, Micro-Music, is dedicated to digital sound and to its production and diffusion in acoustic space using state-of-the-art technologies and experimental research. 16-29 OctoberVenice, Italy Venice Biennalehttps://www.labiennale.org/en MICRO-MUSIChttps://www.labiennale.org/en/news/biennale-musica-2023-festival-micro-music-dedicated-digital-sound Biennale College Musica 2023https://www.labiennale.org/en/music/2023/biennale-college-musica-2023 Biennale Musica 2023: SURROGATE PERFORMERS IN MUSIChttps://www.labiennale.org/en/music/2023/biennale-musica-2023/surrogate-performers-music-2023-10-26-11-00

Seeds of Hope

The Matsudo International Science Art Festival is an annual celebration that takes place in the picturesque city of Matsudo, Japan. The festival brings together a diverse group of artists, scientists, and researchers from all over the world to showcase their latest projects. The festival endeavours to connect art, science, and nature and is held in …

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Ars Electronica Festival 2023

From September 6 to 10, 2023, Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria, will once again turn into a meeting place for artists, scientists, developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and activists from all over the world. The question that will be focused on by Europe’s largest festival for art, technology, and society will be: “Who Owns the Truth?” The …

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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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Misalignment Museum

Misalignment Museum The Misalignment Museum is a space dedicated to exploring Artificial Intelligence and contemplating the potential of technology through thought-provoking artworks created by innovative artists from around the world. SonoSynthesis, a project that fuses biotechnology and AI to create music, is currently being showcased in the exhibition. WARRIORS CHASE CENTER1699 3rd St. San Francisco, …

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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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