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Whole Relativity of The Cosmos: 133651 | CCA Artists’ Book Series


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One item in the artist book series of the Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu (CCA), this book features one particular work in the “133651 series” that Miyajima started back in 1990.
The outer box has worn with age, but otherwise the book is in a very good condition.

Book Size
215 x 155 mm
216 pages
Publication Date
Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu (CCA)



Born 1957, Tokyo. Lives and works Ibaraki, Japan.
Three guiding principles represent the foundation of Miyajima’s art, which he outlines as keep changing, connect with everything, and continue forever. ‘A constant is the fact that we are always changing’, he observes. ‘In Western thought, permanency refers to a sense of constancy, without change. In Eastern and Buddhist philosophy, change is natural and consistently happening’. Explaining the importance of connection, he expands: ‘As humans and living beings, we cannot and do not exist independently. We are only able to live within relationships in this world.’ The third principle – expressed through the perpetual cycle of birth, death and regeneration – refers back to the first two, for ‘that is the structure of life and of truth’.

Publications of Tatsuo MIYAJIMA