Tatsuya Tanaka to showcase his miniature diorama worlds at his “Miniature Life Exhibition”

06.September.2017 | SPOT

Tatsuya Tanaka is a photographer and art director known for creating dioramas in which he sculpts creative and curious little worlds populated with miniature figurines. Tanaka is currently holding a photography exhibition in Shinjuku (Tokyo) and will also be taking it to Umeda (Osaka) later this month.

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The exhibition will showcase photos of almost 100 miniature works including new projects as well as photos of miniature works that Tanaka plans to create someday.

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From croissant clouds floating in the blue sky to broccoli forests and puddings turned into southern islands… Tatsuya Tanaka, photographer of miniature worlds, draws inspiration from everyday things to make them into works of art. He has posted his works online since 2011 and has not missed a single day of uploading new content.

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Each and every little world Tanaka creates is playful and imaginative – some will make you laugh, some will have you saying “wow!” He has a large following on social media from people all over the world, a fan base made up of over 1 million people that is growing everyday.

 

Tanaka created the environments in the video of the opening theme song for the 2017 NHK TV drama series “Hiyokko” and is working as an artist to expand his field even further. The exhibition contains close to 100 of the best selections from Tanaka’s catalogue of work, from his most well known to newer pieces.

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You are allowed to take photos at the exhibition (*but photos of four new pieces is prohibited). Head on over and take some photogenic photos of already photogenic photos!

 

■Information

“Miniature Life Exhibition – Tatsuya Tanaka – Mitate no Sekai”

Tokyo

Running: Friday Sept. 1, 2017 to Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017

※Final entry is permitted 30 minutes before closing time on each day of the event. (The event will finish at 6pm on the final day).

Location: Takashimaya Shinjuku (11th floor)

Entry: General – ¥800 / University & High School Students – ¥600 / Middle School Students and below – Free (*all prices tax incl.)

Official Homepage: http://www.takashimaya.co.jp/shinjuku/event/index.html#os12121

 

Osaka

Running: Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017 to Monday Oct. 2, 2017

Time: 10pm-6pm

※Final entry is permitted 30 minutes before closing time on each day of the event. (The event will finish at 6pm on the final day).

Location: Daimaru Museum, Daimaru Umeda (15th floor)

Entry: General – ¥800 / University & High School Students – ¥600 / Middle School Students and below – Free

Organising: NHK Service Centre

 

A panel exhibition for the NHK TV drama series “Hiyokko” is also running at the same time. (Free entry).

Organising: NHK Service Centre

Production: CoCo

Cooperation: MINIATURE LIFE

©Tatsuya Tanaka

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