James Clar | NASDAQ Recursive Loop (2012)
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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NASDAQ Recursive Loop


220 cm diameter
Fluorescent Lights, Filters


NASDAQ Recursive Loop maps NASDAQ data from October 2007 till February 2011 onto a large circle of light. The higher the stock value the further from the center the line of light is shown. Starting from the top and going clockwise; the line shows the recession hitting around 2008 and slowly recovering, until Feb 2011 when the value is the same as before the crash in Oct 2007.
“Data Packets”, Galeria Senda, Barcelona 2013