Born in Tokyo (Japan), 1967Lives & works in (Japan)
Mariko Mori studied fashion design in Tokyo, worked briefly as a model and later studied fine art in England. Considered as one of the most interesting contemporary media artists, her varied background joins informatics, science, retrofuturistic icons, japanese traditions, and images of pop culture.
Her elaborately produced photographs, videos and sculpture denotes her fashion knowledge. Mori´s recent work involves exotic landscapes, computer-generated images and choreographed performances for which the artist designs her own costumes and plays the central characters
- VIVA Show at MOCA Seoul
Along with the MACBA Collection show La Sombra del Habla, MMCA Seoul exhibits every Saturday of September three selections from VIVA, International tour of Videoart and Collections works, along with curatorial program Restless (E)motion.
- VIVA CAIXA FORUM MADRID 2012
Vital Internacional Video Art (VIVA)