Published by JRP|Ringier. Edited with text by Heike Munder. Text by Woohi Chung, Christian Hofer, Elsa Himmer, Koki Tanaka, Tong-Hyon Han.
Since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese artist Koki Tanaka (born 1975) has documented staged participatory actions through photography and video. Presented in this book, Tanaka’s latest project explores pressing issues from his native country to plead for vigilance when it comes to immigration, racism and xenophobia.
This publication highlights the accomplishments of Japanese artist Koki Tanaka (born 1975), honored by the Deutsche Bank as Artist of the Year 2015. Tanaka is known for his participatory installations and performances in which he implements everyday objects and materials found in situ.