Ryoji Ikeda began exploring experimental music in the 1980s when he was a part of the Japanese artist collective group, Dumb Type, whose complex installations criticize the expansion of digital technologies. In these installations using transitory systems, sound and light are mathematical objects; the viewer follows their manipulations. For the Centre Pompidou, the artist has created a double installation, an immersive journey—with both visual and sonic elements—where the visitor’s sensorial experience is at the heart of the system.
Curation coordinated by Marcella Lista, head of the New Medias department (Musée national d’art moderne).
Japan’s leading electronic composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda (born in 1966) lives and works in Paris and Kyoto. He focuses on the essential characteristics of sound itself and that of visuals ...