PHOTOS: Hidetomo Kimura’s Tokyo art aquarium features 30,000 fish as live artworks

Over 30,000 live fishes are the subject of the psychedelic artworks at Japan’s Art Aquarium in Tokyo. From the lighting to the artworks, every aspect of the exhibits has been designed by art aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura in cylinders, bowls, spheres and more, creating dynamic moving artworks. The museum opens to the public from August 28 this year.

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A visitor looks at installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

A visitor looks at installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

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Installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks are featured at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

Installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks are featured at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

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Cylindrical installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks featured at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

Cylindrical installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks featured at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

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A visitor walks by installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

A visitor walks by installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

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Goldfishes are seen inside a water tank equipped with lenses on the surface in an artwork titled "Reflecterium" at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

Goldfishes are seen inside a water tank equipped with lenses on the surface in an artwork titled "Reflecterium" at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

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A masked visitor looks at mounted crystal-like installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. \ (REUTERS)

A masked visitor looks at mounted crystal-like installations with goldfishes in illuminated water tanks at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. \ (REUTERS)

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Goldfishes are seen inside a water tank in an artwork titled "Tokogake Goldfish Ornament" at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

Goldfishes are seen inside a water tank in an artwork titled "Tokogake Goldfish Ornament" at the Art Aquarium Museum 2020 exhibition, produced by the Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan August 28, 2020. (REUTERS)

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