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Excellence Award



Installation [Japan]

© Fumiaki Murakami




Born in Kobe, 1978. Studied at Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design and University of Tsukuba. Creating installation works with the concept of art and technology. He received high recognition when he presented his works not only in Japan but also in the United States, Germany, Canada and other countries.

( 2005 )

Award Reason

A very sophisticated device. Moreover, a strange world of the image which is realized when one looks into the device. The world is a memory of the artist himself. And what surprises one is that the artist presents an image of the whole celestial globe with a world which does not exist. Also, the balance between interaction and the massive device is superb. By improving the quality of the presentation of image, it will transform itself into further sophisticated work. This work makes one feel great expectations for the future possibility of this young artist who is still in his 20s.

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