Ryoji Ikeda

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Arts

Date / Period: June 13 to November 19, 2012
Telephone: 514 849-3742 Toll-free: 1 888 934-2278
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Overview

DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art is delighted to present Paris-based Japanese composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda’s first survey exhibition in North America. A troubling poet of the digital age, Ikeda’s profound investigations in sound, time and space have their basis in mathematical methods which result in works of spare, sublime, if occasionally ear-splitting beauty. Spanning the microscopic to the infinite, his performances, installations and artworks variously produce sine waves, sound pulses, pixels of light and numerical data - sometimes in extraordinary combinations. The artist has conceived a conceptual counterpoint between DHC/ART’s two buildings: the main space displays framed works, light boxes, sculptural works and works on paper under the rubric “Systematics” - whereas the satellite space presents audiovisual projects, orchestrated as a symphonic whole, from the “Datamatics” series which tests the limits of perception by visualizing the invisible data streams which permeate our world.

Schedule

Particularity

Wednesday to friday, noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday and sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Price

  • Free Activity

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Event location

DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art
Neighbourhood : Old Montréal and Old Port

451 Saint-Jean Street       Montréal   H2Y 2R5

 Metro : Square-Victoria

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