Takafumi Ide, crossroads, 2007-10. Light bulbs, speakers, bamboo, Japanese screen paper, computer components, and original circuitry, 12 x 10 x 24 ft.

Takafumi Ide

New York

Ise Cultural Foundation

Japanese-born sculptor Takafumi Ide graduated with an MFA from Stony Brook University three years ago, He is currently teaching there, in addition to working at Suffolk Community College. His work involves subtle light and sound installations suffused with the sensitivity and subtlety that viewers might expect from an Asian artist. At the same time, he makes use of techniques and principles from Western avant-garde practice. Ide’s sense of interactive space is…see the full review in June’s magazine.