Ritsuko Taho is a professor in the Department of Intermedia at the Tokyo University of the Arts in Tokyo, Japan.
Ritsuko Taho is an artist who works in the public arena ranging from landscape sculpture and earthwork to urban sculptural installations.
Taho is interested in relationships to the Other –for instance, between nature and people, people and people. She has dealt with these issues in public art and explored the use of various natural materials while she has incorporated community participation within her installations since the early 1980s.
Taho has collaborated with architects, landscape architects, engineers and various professionals in her projects. Her recent public art seeks new approaches to natural environment, while she investigates the fundamental issues of a view of nature in collaboration with scientists and engineers.