Artist Artist

Kyota Takahashi

Kyota Takahashi

Hikari no Mi in SIKI Garden 2021 ROKKO Forest Sound Museum Photo: Mito Murakami


Kyota Takahashi

Kyota Takahashi

Born and resident in Kyoto Prefecture in 1970
1995 Completed the Department of Sculpture, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Kyoto City University of Arts

He is active in a wide range of fields, including public projections, installations, and performance performances using light and video. Lighting projects for buildings such as the Kyocera Museum of Art in Kyoto, the 100th anniversary of Tokyo Station, and the Towada Art Center create dynamic and sculptural works of light. He is also involved in many large-scale participatory art projects such as "Dream Seeds," "Hikari no Mi," and "Hikari no Hanabata," which he creates with many people.


Born 1970 in Kyoto, Live in Kyoto.

Kyota Takahashi produces a wide range of works with light and images such as public projection, installations, and performances. Lighting projects for buildings create dynamic and sculptural works of light, represented by the Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art, Tokyo Station 100th Anniversary Illumination, And Towada Art Center, etc. He has produced a lot of large-scale participatory art projects such as “Dream Seeds,” “Hikari no Mi,” and “Hikari no Hanabatake (Flower field of light)”, in which many people are involved.


Award history

34th Kyoto Art and Culture Award
Received the Japan Architectural Arts and Crafts Association Award (AACA Award) AACA Award (Association Award / Best Award)
Rokko Meets Art Art Walk 2015 Organizer Special Award

Other photos

Kyota Takahashi

Hikariori 2017 Echigo Tsumari Cultural Hall, Tokamachi Central Public Hall "Danjurou", Tokamachi City Niigata photo: Mito Murakami

Kyota Takahashi

Kyoto City Kyocera Museum Exterior Lighting 2020 Kyoto City Kyocera Museum Kyoto City photo: Mito Murakami

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