A room full of clouds or is it really foam?

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 17 December 2013

At the Aichi Triennale 2013, is a room where visitors can imagine themselves walking up on the clouds on a dark night. Japanese artist Koehi Nawa has created this surreal experience from solutions like detergent, glycrin, and water. Yes, these clouds are actually huge globs of foam, which the installation, Foam, is named after.

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Ryoji Ikeda: The Transfinite

Peter Berkman from Anamanaguchi Reader Find

By Peter Berkman from Anamanaguchi in New Art on Sunday 19 June 2011

I just saw this installation called The Transfinite at the Park Ave Armory in New York. It’s like being put into an ocean of precise, meticulously planned data. Incredibly high-powered projectors shoot Ikeda’s visuals onto a 54 x 81 foot floor and a 54 x 40 foot wall, as speakers blast a perfectly synchonized musical piece.

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