Japanese Artists Create Incredible Ocean Wave Installation Inside an Entire Room

Ocean Waves Contact Installation by Mé for Mori Art Museum

As members of the Japanese artist collective (pronounced Mé, meaning “eye”), Haruka Kojin, Kenji Minamigawa, and Hirofumi Masui are the creatives behind a stunning ocean wave installation at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo. Titled Contact, the incredibly realistic piece looks just like a real body of water, swelling and surging towards the viewer.

The sculptural waves were part of Roppongi Crossing, a series of contemporary art exhibitions at Mori Art Museum. The epic deep blue piece is lit by natural sunlight coming from the window behind it, creating dappled light that changes throughout the day. The installation mimics ocean weaves so perfectly, if it wasn’t for the confines of the gallery wall, you might expect it to flow out and flood the entire room.

The Roppongi Crossing exhibition closed earlier this year, but you can see the works from the 2019 presentation on Mori Art Museum’s website.

Japanese artist collective 目 (pronounced Mé) are the creatives behind this stunning ocean wave installation at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo.

Ocean Waves Contact Installation by Mé for Mori Art Museum

Titled Contact, the incredibly realistic piece looks just like a real body of water flowing towards the viewer.

Ocean Waves Contact Installation by Mé for Mori Art Museum目 Mé: Website

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Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.

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