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kohei nawa forms a cloud landscape

Art | December 19, 2013 |

Kohei NawaImage courtesy of Kohei Nawa

Kohei Nawa forms a cloud landscape

Japanese artist Kohei Nawa has immersed visitors at the Aichi triennale in undulating sea of bubbling matter, surrounding the walls and floor in porous, cloud-like material.

Kohei NawaImage courtesy of Kohei Nawa

‘Foam’ inhabits an almost pitch-black room, creating an ethereal quality that seems aesthetically otherworldly. Walking through the space, the topography of the puffs creates a massive terrain of floating material, stiff enough to stand in place, yet copious in its fragility and delicacy.

Kohei NawaImage courtesy of Kohei Nawa

The organically structured conglomeration of cells react to their chemistry, moving in flux, swelling, and occasionally losing vitality and spreading out over the ground.

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