James Clar | LINE (2004 – 2015)
James Clar is an American visual artist who uses technology as a medium to critique the dissociative affects of technology itself.
James Clar, media art, lighting art, light art, pop art, interactive art, led art, minimal, installation, 3d cube, jamesclar, light and space, new media, American visual artist, medium, dissociative, disruptive technology, technology
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120 cm x 8 cm x 8 cm
LEDs, Acrylic, Microcontroller


Minimal art piece recreating color data systems. Besides spatial data (3D Display Cube), another way our eye picks up information is color data. Line recreates color data systems through full-spectrum control of tri- color LEDs along its five foot array. Used as a clock, RGB is attributed to hours, minutes and seconds, creating timed color patterns and overlaps throughout the day, thus letting the user think about the changing perception of color throughout the day.



8th Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo 2005

The Chelsea Art Museum, New York 2004