Visiting Ryoji Ikeda’s “the transfinite”

Posted by Tobias Carroll First impressions of Ryoji Ikeda’s the transfinite: this is the most surreal picnic ground in history. Some context: I walked into the Park Avenue Armory’s Drill Hall and, as a sign directed, removed my shoes. From there, I stepped onto the surface of the installation’s first half: a surprisingly soft plastic on which images moved, accompanied by a blissful soundtrack that recalled the music of Christian Fennesz and Oval. Halfway into the Hall, a wall rose; […]

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