Clouds #4 (UFO)

2005, Wall-mounted kinetic video sculpture

The Cloud series was inspired by Alfred Stieglitz’s Equivalent Series (1922-35), a photographic study of clouds as pure pattern. In this work, a cloud formation is airbrushed onto the surface of a cylinder. The cylinder is mounted to a motor, which rotates it slowly. A live video camera captures this image which gives the appearance of clouds moving across the sky, creating a one shot movie. In the foreground of the live video image, a group of people stand next to a car, pointing at a distant UFO floating in the still desert sky.

Exhibition History

I'LL REPLACE YOU, 2008, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY

RÉLÈVÉ, 2008, Andrew Edin Gallery

STUTTER AND TWITCH, 2008, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Ontario

DREAMING OF A MORE BETTER FUTURE, 2005, Cleveland Institute of Art