Worlds Unbound (Book)

The Art of teamLab

A comprehensive overview of the vision and achievements of Tokyo-based digital art collective teamLab, which illuminates the remarkable scope of teamLab’s groundbreaking art and its fundamental contribution to the pivotal field of new media art. The lavishly illustrated volume features an extensive interview with the artist. 207 col. plates.

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The book introduces and contextualizes teamLab’s artistic output, moving from framed works animated on a loop to immersive environments that unfold in real time and respond to viewer behavior, and addresses how teamLab uses the concept of interdependency to interrelate the natural world, participatory culture, and the digital art experience.

Laura Lee is an associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University. Her research centres on contemporary visual culture, including screen technologies and intermediality, with special emphasis on Japan.

Acknowledgements

List of Illustrations

Preface

Introduction

Part I
Chapter One
Ultrasubjective Space

Chapter Two
Japan and Nature

Part II
Chapter Three
Techno-Ecology

Chapter Four
Interactivity and Co-Creation

Conclusion

Epilogue

Interview

Notes

Bibliography

Index

 

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