>>>>HOST_CAVITY<<<< 2009

Ian Page
Gestures 12: May 9 – June 21, 2009
pipe, vinyl tubing, fuel tanks, rope, pump, televisions, DVD players

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>>>>HOST_CAVITY<<<< is a video water fountain. Five video signals flow through the salt water and vinyl tubing into the basin, where they mix and flow through the televisions. The sculpture amplifies a comparison of electrical and liquid current, accentuating the physicality of signal and electricity. The videos themselves are currents of distorted collages that work with and against the phasing created by the TVs.

About the Artist

Ian Page works in sculpture and video. He is interested in the physicality of electricity, signal, and transmission. In his work, he pursues sculptural methods of transmission, conductance, impedance, distortion, and erasure. He is based in Pittsburgh.