data.tron [3 SXGA+ version]

data.tron [3 SXGA+ version]


Ryoji Ikeda’s visual works are emblematic of a future defined and visualised through the lens of digital technologies. In this large-scale audiovisual installation – shown for the first time in Germany – Ikeda makes the imperceptible sea of data that permeates our world, dramatically visible through digital projection. A vast field of white light, which occasionally resembles the ‘white noise’ of a detuned television, confronts the visitor. Each single pixel of the visual image is strictly calculated by mathematical principle. data.tron [3 SXGA+ version] is part of the datamatics series of experiments that seek to materialise pure data. Scientists and mathematicians use the same banks of data to create predictive models which describe possible futures. Ikeda translates this data into an intense and striking immersive experience.







Ryoji Ikeda - data.tron [3 SXGA+ version] (2007-09)
Courtesy of Gallery Koyanagi
Concept, composition: Ryoji Ikeda
Computer graphics, programming: Shohei Matsukawa, Norimichi Hirakawa, Tomonaga Tokuyama

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