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    Cloud Nine, 2018
    Media-driven sculptural installation in situ at Torrance Art Museum.
    Each of the suspended life-sized figures is drawn from a news-based persona: Businessman, Gunman, Mother, Alien, Illegal, Angel - activated by luminous media signals that travel from their smartphone through their body. High and low-tech elements are juxtaposed throughout the installation: advanced electronics and synthetic materials are integrated with coastal flotsam and jetsam and sticks and stones. 'Cloud Nine' integrates custom electronics and experimental artistic processes to create a vivid portrait of 21st century hyperculture.
    dimensions variable - computer, LEDs, electronics, sound system, polycarbonates, paint, found materials, online media footage

    read reviews in the Los Angeles Times, Riot Material, Artillery, and Art and Cake.

    best of 2018 lists: "Top Picks of 2018," Artillery, "Memorable Art Events of 2018," Art and Cake.

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  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ - foreground: Businessman, background: Alien

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  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ - Alien

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  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ - foreground: Illegal, background: Gunman + son


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  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ - detail: Illegal - back of head


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  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ - foreground: Mother and child, background: Gunman, Illegal


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  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ - detail: Mother


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  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ - detail: Gunman


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  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ


  • Nord_CloudNine_4
  • Cloud Nine, 2018, still, in situ - Angel

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