Point of view: Te Ruru light festival 2019

McConnell, Luke (2019) Point of view: Te Ruru light festival 2019. Te Ruru Light Festival, Garden Place, Hamilton.

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Point of View is a perception based installation presented as part of Te Ruru Light Festival 2019. The work consists of a 3 sided box suspended above the viewer. The box is painted white and is projected onto from above the primary viewing point (this prevents the viewer from noticing the projector, but also from blocking the projection). The light-based projection onto the surface of the box creates the illusion that the 3 sided box is actually a 6 sided cube. The viewer is invited to move around the space, observing the cube. Once the viewer walks under or past the suspended cube, they enter the secondary viewpoint in which they see the actual form of the box – a 3 sided/open box. The work talks about how our individual experiences shape the way we see. It raises questions about the difference between reality and perception.

Item Type:Contribution to a Show/Exhibition
Keywords that describe the item:Perception, Cube, Light, Box, point of view, projection, installation, Te Ruru Light Festival, viewpoint.
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions:Schools > School of Media Arts
ID Code:7096
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Deposited On:15 Jan 2020 22:43
Last Modified:02 Jul 2020 23:18

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