A cosmos of colored orbs dangled in the darkness. Each one blinking in tandem, from a gentle cadence, rising to a thunderous cascade, and culminating in a crescendo of light. Then blackout.…

The Portuguese man o’ war is the sphinx of the sea. Oft mistaken for a jellyfish, the conspicuous, yet mysterious, creature is in fact a colony of cloned zooids clustered together. The…

Naoko Yamazaki is gazing up at the giant floating balloons, her face as illuminated as the egg-shaped balls, which shift between soft hues of pink, blue, red and white as she touches…

From idyllic architecture of ancient Kyoto to the majestic sculptures of old-time Nara to the stunning paintings of Edo, Japan surely is a fabled chest of gold especially when it comes to…

Even though the latest Mori Art Museum exhibition curated by Fumio Nanjo closed prematurely to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, you can still take an online virtual tour hosted by the…

For this month’s Art World, we collaborated with Hasard, a Japanese online museum with the goal of making art accessible to anyone, anywhere. With two permanent collections and another 10 exhibitions on…

“Sometimes you need these pandemics to rethink society and how things work.” Andrea Terceros’ words stayed with me long after I had ended our Zoom meeting. Instead of looking into the future with an anxious…

The career of Icelandic and Chinese painter Eirdís was just taking off in Beijing when the city was brought to a halt in January due to the burgeoning coronavirus pandemic. Quarantined, and…

The internet is what’s keeping us together right now. It’s how we’re still managing to produce Tokyo Weekender magazine while working from home and it’s how we’re keeping in contact with our loved…

In 2016 photographer Paule Saviano began working on a new series of portraits exploring gender identity and the lives of transgender and gender-nonconforming people. The ongoing photo project, entitled “Embrace,” celebrates the…

Photography is a powerful tool. It can be used to both terrify and inspire. Over the years, we’ve covered our fair share of photo stories, documenting everything from haunting shots of post-2011 Fukushima…

Laura Ribeiro is here to chronicle every high and low of adulthood; from dealing with an eating-disorder, her musical journey as an established, bold and independent artist in Tokyo, and the process…