Ryoji Ikeda 'Micro | Macro' Installation - Media Preview

Art That Makes You Feel Microscopic

A new immersive show in Australia marries art and quantum physics for an out-of-this-world experience.

Internationally acclaimed Japanese visual artist and electronic composer Ryoji Ikeda has made a career out of marrying sound and vision. Now, in her latest work for Carriageworks in Sydney, Australia titled “micro | macro,” the artist explores the intersection of art and quantum physics. Using the Planck scale (which measures atoms), Ikeda is testing the limits of what is observable to the human eye by bringing microscopic materials to human scale. Open to the public through July 29, the free exhibit features two larger-than-life audio and visual components that make the unseen seeable.

Here, a first look at Ikeda’s out-of-this-world show.

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