James Clar | Rain Under Lamppost (2014)
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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Rain Under Lamppost

 

(2014)
Projector, Mini PC
100cm x 300cm

 

A projector is mounted so half of the video image grazes the wall before it hits the floor. The video is controlled through generative software and replicates the action of falling rain, through the cone of light from a lamppost, here replaced by a projector. This work hints at volumetric space and the interstices between virtual worlds and reality, while creating a calm and reflective scene of watching rain pass through the light from a lamppost.
 
Exhibited:
“SEEK”, Carroll / Fletcher, London 2014
“Smoke and Mirrors”, Museum of Modern Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville 2015