Anthony McCall, investigating light sculptures.

‘Line Describing a Cone is made from a beam of white light emitted from a film projector positioned at one end of a darkened room. Passing through the projector is an animated film of a thin, arcing line that, frame by frame, gradually joins up to become a complete circle. Over the course of thirty minutes this line of light traces the circumference of the circle as a projection on the far wall while the beam takes the form of a three-dimensional hollow cone. Mist from smoke machines gives the beam of light a greater density, making it appear almost tangible.’

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A very immersive piece which initially I wanted to create as an installation. I find the visible light very interesting. Visually creates a boundary but once you’re inside it becomes an enclosure.

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