Senior specialist in Contemporary Asian Art, Heather Russell, sat down with New York-based Japanese artist Mariko Mori (b.1967) to discuss her solo exhibition at the Japan Society, Rebirth: Recent Work by Mariko Mori. Best known for her performances, installations, and videos, her works focus on alternative interpretations of self and the exploration of space, spirituality, technology, and the various factors that influence the viewer’s perception of identity. For this exhibition, Mori has created her own cosmic environment throughout the entire gallery space, complete with 35 multimedia artworks. The artist also discusses her performance related to the sculptural installation Ring, which was created in the indoor garden of the Japan Society. Watch the video to learn more about the artist.