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Ryoji Ikeda

A Conversation

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge

Japan’s leading electronic composer and visual artist, Ryoji Ikeda orchestrates sound, visuals, physical phenomena and mathematical notions into immersive live performances and installations. Ikeda’s projects include datamatics’ using the moving image, sculpture, sound and new media to explore our perception of the data that permeates our world; and spectra’ a large-scale installations employing intense white light as a sculptural material and transforming public locations in Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona and Nagoya. Ikeda has performed and exhibited worldwide including the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne; MIT, Boston; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Sónar Festival Barcelona; Tate Modern, London; Art Beijing; Museo de Arte, Bogota; and Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, among many others. His albums +/-, 0°C, matrix, dataplex, and test pattern, have pioneered a new minimal world of electronic music. matrix won the Golden Nica Award at Ars Electronica in 2001.

UMS Performance|
Ryoji Ikeda’s superposition
Friday, October 31, 2014, 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 pm
Power Center

In Partnership with the University Musical Society (UMS).

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