Public Art

Speed Shift

By Erwin Redl
Category: Miscellaneous


“Speed Shift” challenges conventional perceptions of time and space. The work features two ribbons of white LEDs installed along the floor and ceiling. Based on computer-controlled changes in LED brightness, wave-like patterns of light emerge that run counter to each other and lend motion to the space. The artwork reflects the demands and logistical underpinnings of mass transit: speed, mobility, precise timing and computer technology.

Dimensions: Variable
Year Completed: 2006
Material: LEDs
Owner: MetroArts

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