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The Chief

 

  LINK TO VIDEO of The Chief

 

  Date:     2014 July

 

  Size:     18” x 24”

 

  Light source:     LEDs 

 

  Control:     analog "Quad-B" circuit

 

  Color-change rate controls on side of the box.

 

  

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Artist's comments: The design for Chief was an exploration of dividing color light areas using ‘broken’ barriers so light can stream from one region into the next. When it was almost finished I saw a New Orleans Mardi Gras “Indian” costume in a café in Baltimore. I named the light painting “The Chief” because of its colorful feathery symmetry.

 

Five color-states: