Ryoji Ikeda: Test Pattern

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Ryoji Ikeda: test pattern [100 m version]
Audiovisual installation at Duisburg’s Kraftzentrale

Japanese artist and composer Ryoji Ikeda’s new work translates the digital data that surrounds us in everyday life into flickering barcodes. We enter a gigantic landscape that consists of alternating black and white structures. The twitching currents flow by us at astonishing speed, contract and take on new forms.