We’re back with another installation, The Materiality of Light #7. The partially-glazed stoneware/video projected hybrid was shown at Sculptural Objects Functional Art in Chicago in 2013. In this series, Parsons uses projection against ceramic works to hang a lamp on the importance we place on visual stimulation. He hones the edge on this series by changing one important feature in #7.
The other two sculptures we saw create a sense of perpetual forward motion with their projection: a scanline begins at one end of the work and terminates at the other after traversing the sculpture’s gentle slopes. In this sculpture the throughlines shift from side to side, like tectonic plates or someone shuffling uncomfortably against the wall at a high school dance. In the former sculptures we’re driven forward at a gentle momentum, but here we oscillate within a small space, slow-motion vibration. Watch the above video for a while and let us know how you feel in the comments.
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