HIRAKI SAWA (B. 1977 ICHIKAWA, JAPAN)
Tracking [From Zero]
LoveArt’s customised moving image installations for QT Port Douglas offer guests an engaging and novel experience during check in. Japanese artist Hiraki Sawa’s work Tracking [From Zero], 2011 is presented across a bespoke 7 screen plasma display behind reception in the hotel’s lobby. An ocean view melds into a flock of flying Australian Cockatoos, soaring through a desert sky. The usual travel fatigue is soothed as viewers are engaged and enveloped in an immersive world of sound and image. The work relates to the sound installation ‘O’, originally commissioned by the QAGoMA for The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art in Brisbane, Australia.