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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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