Mariko Mori Archive

Scope and Content

Archive of ephemera relating to the artist Mariko Mori including her BA thesis, exhibition guides, private view cards and press cuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mariko Mori was born in Tokyo in 1967. She studied for a BA in Fine Art at the Chelsea College of Art and Design, 1989-1992. She then moved to New York graduating from the Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York in 1993. Her multimedia art comprised photographs, videos and video installations. She had solo shows at Art and Public (Geneva, 1993), Shiseido Gallery (Tokyo, 1995), American Fine Arts (New York, 1995), the Centre National d'Art Contemporain (Grenoble, 1996) and the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (Wolfsburg, 1999).


Filed chronologically

Access Information

Access by written application to the Site Librarian, Manresa Road, London, SW3 6LS. Researchers from the London Institute may visit by appointment.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mariko Mori and Professor Yoko Mori.

Other Finding Aids

A list is available at Chelsea College of Art & Design Manresa Road Library. As at 2002 MARC records on Talis for published items - available on the library catalogue

Archivist's Note

Description by Catherine Burke, Genesis Project Officer 2002. Collection Description transferred to the Archives Hub in 2008 as part of Genesis 2008 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Within Copyright Licensing Agency guidelines, although copying of fragile material is a the discretion of the librarian.


Items are occasionally added when acquired.

Related Material

Exhibition catalogues and other publications are held in the College library.