This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.

This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.

For the past few years, Hidetomo Kimura has been dazzling fish lovers with his high-concept aquatic displays. Called "Art Aquarium", they are probably like nothing you've ever seen.

As Time Out Tokyo notes, Kimura, a self-styled "art aquarium producer", creates kaleidoscopes as he references traditional Japanese motifs and culture. In the video below, you can get a quick explainer of some of his creations:

And here are some photos, courtesy photographer Koji Shimamura at Fashion Press, and Art Aquarium's Facebook page:

This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.
This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.

This year's Art Aquarium, with its 5,000 goldfish, will be on display in Tokyo's Nihonbashi until September 23.

This Is Not Aquarium Porn. It's Art.

約5000匹の金魚が泳ぐ水中アート「アートアクアリウム2014」開催 [Fashion Press]

Pictures: Fashion Press/Facebook/GIF


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    Eh, I dunno. Something about the whole idea seems kinda fishy.

    It looks really cool but seriously must be like being in hell for the fishes with those lights on all the time.

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