Ikkan Art Gallery presents its third solo exhibition of the Japanese collective, teamLab. Following the success of their entirely immersive sold-out show, Transcending Boundaries, at Pace London, and solo presentation at the 11th edition of Art Dubai earlier this year, the exhibition sees the Southeast Asian premiere of two new works by the dynamic group.
One of the new works, Four Seasons, a 1000 Years, Terraced Rice Fields – Tashibunosho extends a panoramic view based on Tashibunosho, a landscape virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. Located in Bungotakada, Oita Prefecture in Kyushu Island, Japan, the locality has been designated as an Important Cultural Landscape by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan. The work is synchronised with the actual sunrise and sunset timings of Tashibunosho, growing bright as the sun rises and aglow with the setting sun before darkness sets in as the night deepens. Mirroring nature in more ways than one, the work reshapes itself continuously over time in teamLab’s depiction of a harmonious existence between man and the environment.
Formed in 2001, teamLab is a collective, interdisciplinary creative group that brings together professionals from various fields of practice in the digital society: artists, programmers, engineers, CG animators, mathematicians, architects, web and print graphic designers and editors. Referring to themselves as ultratechnologists, the group aims to go beyond the boundaries between art, science, technology and creativity, through co-creative activities.
Venue: Ikkan Art Gallery, 39 Keppel Road, #01-05, Tanjong Pagar Distripark, Singapore 089065
Opening Hours: Tues to Sat, 12 to 7 pm, Closed on Public Holidays
When: 12 May - 15 Jun 2017,
By: Ikkan Art