Featured Artist: Koichi Wakata
Light Painting / Long Exposure Photography by Astronaut Koichi Wakata
Photo of “Spiral Top” developed by Dr.Takuro Osaka
Japanese astronauts have been conducting light painting experiments since 2009 with the first project of its kind called “Spiral Top” developed by Dr.Takuro Osaka.
“Spiral Top was classified as an “Art Project” and it’s mission was “to produce light arts using a spinning top that has arms illuminating with LED point light sources” these first space light paintings were created April 30th, 2009” – Light Painting Photography (www.lightpaintingphotography.com)