Yukako Tanaka



b. Shizuoka, Japan

2018- 2021  MA Contemporary Art Practice/Public Sphere, Royal College of Art

2015- 2017   BA Department of Liberal and Fine Arts, Kyoto University of the Arts

1991- 1995   BA Department of Art Studies/Film studies, Seijo University

Recent Exhibitions


2022   ‘Fluctuating Fluctuations: now=then here=elsewhere’, Daiwa Anglo- Japanese Foundation, London


2022   ‘Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2022’, York Art gallery, York

2021   ‘London Grads Now. 21’, Saatchi Gallery London, London

2021   ‘Our Night Skies’ Lumen London, the 3rd Hebridean Dark Skies Festival, The Isle of Lewis

2020 ‘#SciCommHack’ Member of Ethereal Antimatter Challenge, CERN, Geneva

2020   ‘Sound and Vision’, Royal Academy of Music, London

2019   ‘Late Light 2019’, Anatomy Museum at King’s College London, London

2019   ‘SICF20’, Spiral Garden, Tokyo


2022   Shortlisted Aesthetica Art Prize 2022

2021   Longlisted Lumen Prize 2021/Futures Award

2019   Princess of Wale Award 2018/19, Royal College of Art/Contemporary Art Practice

Previous artist in 2022

Katie Surridge

Next artist in 2022

Kialy Tihngang