Akinori Towma

Akinori Towma is a Japanese artist living in the USA. He harnesses the power of natural phenomena such as sunlight, snow and rain to produce his artworks.

For the Lightning Drawing piece shown here, a canvas was strategically positioned under the path of a lightning bolt. This project is an experimental collaboration with Shinichi Sumi of Chubu University and Takeshi Morimoto of Kindai University.

To watch a video of the process behind Lightning Drawing, click here.