data.scan [n°1b-9b]
Born in Gifu Prefecture, Japan in 1966. Ikeda is a composer and artist currently based in France and Japan. In Ikeda’s works, which traverses sound and visuals comprehensively expresses not only both sides of sound and image, but also substance, mathematics and even physical phenomena. In addition to his worldwide musical activities and his own label “codex | edition,” Ikeda has worked on collaboration projects with musician Carsten Nicolai and has developed highly thematic media artworks such as “datamatics” (since 2006) and “test pattern” (since 2008). Major solo exhibitions include those held at Hirosaki Museum of Contemporary Art (Aomori) in 2022, Taipei Fine Arts Museum in 2019, the Centre Pompidou (Paris) in 2018, Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media in 2014, and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo in 2009, etc. Ikeda has been invited to participate in numerous international exhibitions such as the Central Pavilion of the 58th Venice Biennale in 2019, the Shanghai Biennale in 2018 and Aichi Triennale in 2010. In the 1990s, he participated in the activities of Dumb Type by providing music, and the group is one of the Japan’s leading artist collectives in the field of multimedia performance. In 2014, he received the Collide@CERN Residency Award at Ars Electronica media art festival and spent two months at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research).