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Title

datum

2019

Artist

Norimichi Hirakawa

Japan

1982 –

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Tokyo Japan
    Date
    2019
    Media category
    Time-based art
    Materials used
    computer generated software program, sound, colour
    Dimensions
    dimensions variable
    Signature & date

    Signed Certificate of authenticity l.l., black pen "N. Hirakawa". Dated l.l., printed black ink "June 20, 2019".

    Credit
    Purchased with funds provided by the Campaign Leadership Donor tour to Japan 2019
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    140.2019
    Copyright
    © Norimichi Hirakawa
    Artist information
    Norimichi Hirakawa

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  • About

    This work, 'datum' was a creative outcome of a collaboration between Hirakawa and the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU). The collaboration was part of an Artist-in-Residency program (AIR) and represented an interdisciplinary effort to bring together artists and scientists in unique ways. The art-science binary is a recurring theme in Hirakawa’s work and manifests as a collision between the imagination and real-time processed computer programming.' datum' is an immersive audio-visual experience in which automated computer coding orchestrates pixelated moving patterns. The imagery forms waves, morphing into alien topographies before momentarily taking on the likeness of landscape or a geometric shape, before dissipating again into the swarm of ever-changing pixels.

  • Exhibition history

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  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication