© Jio Shimizu Courtesy of MISA SHIN GALLERY Photo: Kensuke Hashimoto

21st Art Division Jury Selections


Media installation

SHIMIZU Jio [Japan]


In this work, which monitors Twitter in real time on a global scale, luminescent panels emit light the instant that two key words that have been programmed are tweeted. The big data that expresses the movement of thoughts appear as ickering lights. The size and structure of the light-guiding panel imitate the triptych, The Garden of Earthly Delights, by Renaissance painter Hieronymus BOSCH, who lived in northern Europe.