December 2019
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Ryoji Ikeda. Data-Verse

07 December 2019 00:00 - 29 March 2020 00:00

Ryoji Ikeda is one of the world’s leading sound and media artists. His often large-format light and sound installations have caused numerous international sensations. Ikeda’s works reflect the progressive digitalization of our society and allow viewers to visually and acoustically experience digital universes.

With the exhibition, the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg is presenting—for the first time together—two new large-scale projections, which will be installed site-specifically in the museum space: data-verse 1 (currently on view at the Venice Biennale) and data-verse 2. With his works, Ryoji Ikeda strives to “capture the world down to the smallest detail” (R. I. 2008). His light and sound installations thus have their origins in mathematics, physics, and biology, as well as in musicology and philosophy. On the one hand, the surrounding architecture is decisive for his installations and is taken into account in the set-up of the works. On the other hand, visitors to the exhibition are invited to move about in the space in order to reevaluate their own perception and sound out the relationship between space and time.


More info: https://www.kunstmuseum-wolfsburg.de/exhibitions/ryoji-ikeda-data-verse/

Picture: Ryoji Ikeda, DATA-VERSE 1, 2019, Installationview Venice Biennale 2019, DCI-4K DLP projector, computer, speakers, dimensions variable (or W12.29 x H6.5m), concept, composition: Ryoji Ikeda, computer graphics, programming: Norimichi Hirakawa, Tomonaga, Tokuyama, Satoshi Hama, Ryo Shiraki, Produced by Audemars Piguet, With special thanks to The Vinyl Factory, © Courtesy of the Artist and Audemars Piguet, Photo: Julien Gremaud

Ryoji Ikeda. Data-Verse
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg


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