+/-, the Japanese composer pursued high-frequency tones that were barely audible to the human ear. More recently, Ikeda demonstrated his solo work for the first time in L.A. when he presented superposition at Royce Hall in 2014, and his ambitious A [for 100 cars] was performed in October, featuring the ominously humming drone of dozens of automobiles perched atop a downtown parking garage. Tonight, he oversees the second of two nights of different works, following a performance of formula [ver.2.3] on Thursday, Dec. 14. Tonight’s program includes C4I, in which video imagery is processed into “a language of data,” followed by the ever-evolving project datamatics [ver.2.0].
Ryoji Ikeda is a sound artist who is fascinated by the nexus of music, light, film, electronics and mathematics. At the close of his 1996 album,