Round About

Size: 50” x 38” and 38” x 17”
Media: sculpture, mixed media, video
Materials: bicycle parts, chandelier crystal, video projector

5-22-14 Inspired by the unique bicycle-only traffic circles in Davis, Round About plays footage of circling pedestrians and cyclists. The bicycle wheel is treated as a projection surface, but has drops of chandelier crystal spraying light through the projection light field. In a town designed for cycling, the footage shows the delight of an idyllic transportation scene, yet also conveys a sense of discreet repetition and confinement. Inverted colors, and sped up video create a haunting and vivid effect.