Crows are chased and the chasing crows are destined to be chased as well, Division in Perspective - Light in Dark (2014) 3 min 40 sec Crows are chased and the chasing crows are destined to be chased as well, Division in Perspective - Light in Dark (2014). 3 min 40 sec

 

The exhibition consists of five dramatic large-scale digital monitor pieces and Crows are chased and the chasing crows are destined to be chased as well, Division in Perspective - Light in Dark (2014) an intricate "Itano Circus" animation installation. Although the work is created using advanced digital technology a distinct Japanese sensibility rooted in their rich cultural history is subtly but movingly displayed. It is the first US-showcase for the work of the art, technology and design collective.

 

Ever Blossoming Life - Gold, endless. Ever Blossoming Life - Gold (2013). Endless.

 

teamLab, founded in 2001 by Toshiyuki Inoko and a group of his university friends in Tokyo , consists of artists, editors, programmers, engineers, mathematicians, architects, graphic designers and CG animators that work together across mediums such as animation, sound, performance, Internet, fashion, design, and medical science. Exploring alternatives for societal development and technological ingenuity. The collective are widely exhibited in Asia. In 2011, teamLab presented LIVE! at the Takashi Murakami's Kaikai Kiki Gallery in Taipei.

 

Universe of Water Particles, 2013. Digital Work, 1920x5400 pixels Universe of Water Particles (2013). Digital Work, 1920x5400 pixels

 

Although institutions like Eyebeam, the non-profit arts center that recently moved from Chelsea to Brooklyn, have been championing art related to technology since the late 90s the phenomenon has only recently been adopted by the art-market. The auction house Phillips and Tumblr came together to hold the a sale of internet art earlier this summer. As money is pours in from Asia, Russia, and the Middle East and 28% of sales for a successful gallery are made outside of the home market Pace are wise to champion popular Asian artists on the New York market.

The exhibition is accompanied by an e-catalog.

See lots that employ digital technology on Barnebys here.

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