ryo yamada: serial landscape ryo yamada: serial landscape
feb 02, 2012

ryo yamada: serial landscape

mystique, sensitive space due to reflect and swying fabric

The gallery space for this art work is a disused warehouse adjacent to a yacht harbor, where the work covers a huge space that has been freed from its intended purpose. The fiber net from which the art work has been created reacts to the slightest movement of air, and as visitors to the warehouse move through the whole work sways silently. In this way, the seemingly limited warehouse space becomes indistinct, sensitive, unconfirmed space far beyond where the eye can see. A total of 29 square pillars (23 of them are of 45 centimeters square and 6 of them are of 90 centimeters square) made of the same synthetic fiber nets, the length of which is 3.8 meter, are being hung straight down from the main net which goes across the upper space of the gallery where was disused warehouse adjacent to yacht harbor. This work is one that presented incomparably and new type of environmental art. The title of the art work indicates that the space itself is not the final destination. Here, the art work is “the medium.” This means the recollections from the visitors’ own experiences and imaginations evoked by the new landscapes created by this art work. From the “fabric space” and “swaying” that spreads out before them, people create “continuous -Serial-” landscapes beyond that, which are potentially linked to everyone’s different images.

view from outside entrance


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