Featured on stir, 2020/05/25

teamLab muses the borderless, continuous relationship between us and the world

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a global lockdown that is adversely affecting economic growth, but simulateneously offering a much-needed respite for Mother Nature. As the skies turn bluer, trees greener, birds chirpier and animals bolder with adventures on city roads, the question on each of our minds is - what have we done to our planet, and in the process, to ourselves? (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on NEWSWITCH, 2020/05/06

色や光に包まれ浮遊する 感覚...「言語化できない何か」を物理空間に実装するチームラボ

移りゆく色や光に包まれ、飲み込まれ、浮遊するような感覚を体験できる、「チームラボ」の作品。日本のみならず、世界中で老若男女を虜にするさまざまな展示を手掛けてきた。ブランディングディレクターの工藤岳氏に、チームラボの目指すところ、その中での「色」の存在について伺った。(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Conde Nast Traveller Italy, Spring, 2020

Conde Nast Traveller Italy

All'arrivo, guardando la città che non finisce all'orizzonte e i palazzi da film fantasy (il cui regista abbia un po' esagerato con gli effetti digital), pensi che davvero TOKYO non si abbraccia con uno sguardo solo, nemmeno dall'alto dei 634 metri del Tokyo Skytree, e la cartina, ammesso che si impari mai a leggerla, rischia di restare una nebulosa. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on ART space, 2020/05/20

Could Artist Collectives Transform A Post-Corona Art World?

Last year, the UK art world was stunned when the winner of the 2019 Turner Prize was the entire shortlist of nominees. Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, and Tai Shani petitioned the judges of the UK’s most prestigious art award to award the prize to them as a collective called Abu Hamdan / Cammock / Murillo / Shani. The jury unanimously agreed, acknowledging the artists’ commitment to “commonality, multiplicity and solidarity.” This exceptional moment didn’t just reflect the collaborative power of art, but also shows how artist collectives have had a renaissance in recent decades. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on The Singapore Architect, 2020/03


Simone Chung: To begin, please tell the readers a bit about yourselves and how you ended up working in teamLab.
Takashi Kudo: My name is Takashi Kudo and I am from teamLab. Actually, I don't have a title on my business card. If you need some sort of designation then I would be the Communications Director - like a spokesperson, in charge of 'branding' from the communications aspect as well as projects in their initial stages that are yet to be defined. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on MUNG 7 ART, 2020/04/10

Exclusive interview with teamLab: Reflect on Beauty (4)

We want people to be involved with the world. As much as possible, we want to re-think the boundary between the world and oneself. Living in the city, you feel as if there is a border between yourself and the world, but the world really is meant for us to be involved with.
It may be just a bit, but the world is something that changes due to your existence. We believe that there is a borderless, continuous relationship between us and the world. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on MUNG 7 ART, 2020/04/09

Exclusive interview with teamLab: Defying Rigidity (3)

teamLab is an international art collective with members from around the world.
Mung7Art highly appreciates teamLab being conscious of the art of creating art.
teamLab began with five graduates in 2001. They started off at a group show, then a gallery, pavilion, then on to bigger venues, a massive park, before finally launching their own digital-only 10,000-sqm museum. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on MUNG 7 ART, 2020/04/08

Exclusive interview: How teamLab transform perceptions of art (2)

After 18 years since forming the collective, how do you think you have shaped and influenced the art world, the way people appreciate art, the way people come together to work from different cities in the world?
teamLab aims to explore the relationship between the self and the world and new perceptions through art. In order to understand the world around them, people separate it into independent entities with perceived boundaries between them. (Excerpt from the text)