kit webster sculpts a matrix of light made out of 700,000 LED's
 

kit webster sculpts a matrix of light made out of 700,000 LED's

melbourne-based artist kit webster’s multidisciplinary practice has designed axiom, an edifice of light sculpted from a matrix of more than 700,000 LED lights. emerging as three symmetrically aligned archways, the installation presents a canvas for a series of video animations designed to embody and envelop its surfaces and contours. within axiom exists a transition between form and illumination; the intent being to cause the observer to reconsider what is virtual and what is actual. 


the installation presents a canvas for a series of video animations designed to embody and envelop its surfaces and contours

 

 

kit webster‘s animations and synchronised soundscapes provide an evolving syncopated framework, moving from meditative pulsations to rapid percussions, enhanced by hypnotic musical overtones. as these audiovisual arrangements gradually unfold throughout the work, the elements of light, sound, space and time are explored, anatomised and re-invented. 


within axiom exists a transition between form and illumination

 

 

this contortion of multiple compositional and choreographic techniques illustrates a consideration and deconstruction of materiality, with the objective of rebuilding it in an alternate mode. axiom breaks conventions by harnessing and re-appropriating the power of cutting-edge event technologies, software systems and construction techniques to evoke a new form of non-linear experiential response.


as these audiovisual arrangements gradually unfold throughout the work, the elements of light, sound, space and time are explored


axiom breaks conventions by harnessing and re-appropriating the power of cutting-edge event technologies


the intent of the project is to cause the observer to reconsider what is virtual and what is actual


axiom was presented at the signal festival in prague


webster is at the forefront of digital and spatial experimentation known for his hybrid sculptural forms and immersive environments


the artist combines art and design with technology


the project is connected to notions of physics and conceived in response to the interface of technologies and the environment

 

 

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