I Need Collaboration to Make an Artwork

Nobutaka Aozaki is a multi-media artist inspired by his experience of immigrating to New York City from Japan. He works directly with the millions of exchanges city dwellers focus on everyday, and uses the city to collect traces of this contact as evidence of himself in space with others. Check out Nobutaka’s profile.

  • Does removing the label “art” help the artist to communicate with broader audiences?
  • Does collaboration exist if only one party is aware that collaboration is happening?
  • Is collaboration natural, or is it facilitated by an action like making an artwork?

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