Conversations with Snow and Ice

Messages from Artists

"Fog Chamber-Riga #26422" the Natural History Museum of Latvia, Riga, 2005 ©Diana Meiere

Fujiko Nakaya

Born in Sapporo, Japan. As a member of Experiments in Art and Technology, Nakaya created the world's first fog sculpture at Pepsi Pavilion, Expo'70, Osaka. Worked with artificial fog extensively since, creating fog installations, performances, and park designs.Major installations include: Fog Sculpture "Kawaji" in collaboration with Bill Viola at the Festival of Light, Sound and Fog, Tochigi, 1980; Fog Sculpture #94925 "Foggy Wake in a Desert: An Ecosphere," Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1983; Fog Sculpture "Skyline," Parc de la Villette, Paris, 1989; "FOGGY FOREST," Showa Kinen Park, Tachikawa, 1992; Fog Sculpture #08025 "F.O.G.," Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain, 1999.