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Katie Paterson

Totality, 2016

A miror ball of images of almost every solar eclipse. Printed mirrorball, motor & lights.
32 7/10 × 32 7/10 × 32 7/10 in
83 × 83 × 83 cm
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Edinburgh
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Katie Paterson
Scottish, b. 1981
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Katie Paterson's conceptual, interdisciplinary practice combines a scientific, research-based approach with a clean minimalist presentation. Focusing on cosmology, ecology, and geology, Paterson's intimate works engage the viewer with monumental ideas of time and the cosmos, as in Vatnajökull (the sound of) (2007–08), a neon phone number that connected callers to sounds culled from a microphone submerged in the meltwater of an Icelandic glacier. For Light bulb to Simulate Moonlight (2008), Paterson approached OSRAM, a manufacturer of daylight bulbs, to develop a bulb that emitted the quality of light of a full moon.

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Katie Paterson
Scottish, b. 1981
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Katie Paterson's conceptual, interdisciplinary practice combines a scientific, research-based approach with a clean minimalist presentation. Focusing on cosmology, ecology, and geology, Paterson's intimate works engage the viewer with monumental ideas of time and the cosmos, as in Vatnajökull (the sound of) (2007–08), a neon phone number that connected callers to sounds culled from a microphone submerged in the meltwater of an Icelandic glacier. For Light bulb to Simulate Moonlight (2008), Paterson approached OSRAM, a manufacturer of daylight bulbs, to develop a bulb that emitted the quality of light of a full moon.

Katie Paterson

Totality, 2016

A miror ball of images of almost every solar eclipse. Printed mirrorball, motor & lights.
32 7/10 × 32 7/10 × 32 7/10 in
83 × 83 × 83 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Edinburgh
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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