Microsoft, Tokyo 2021

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Ichi-go Ichi-e

Microsoft Tokyo
Microsoft Tokyo

Meeting
Meeting

Microsoft Tokyo
Microsoft Tokyo

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“Ichi-go Ichi-e”: the once-in-a-lifetime, unrepeatable nature of each moment in a meeting should be treasured. The concept of the individuality of each gathering, each union, resonates heavily with this piece; through the use of aluminium sheets, artist Sergei Rozhnov explores the idea of rotation and synchronization, which mirrors human interaction, transforming each moment of communication into something rare and profound. Lively circular imageries of illusion create a facade, alluding to the shape of the teacup in tea ceremonies. The viewer’s outward visions are enriched as the layers move in spirals like hot steam, evaporating into a new portal-like dimension, awaiting the immersion of the viewer. For a moment, the viewer comes into harmony not only with the artwork, but the individuals around, forming a communion