Art Becomes Visible Only Through Digital Camera

Art Becomes Visible Only Through Digital Camera

An interesting use of infrared light in art encourages viewers to take photos of the work in order for it to appear.

Kyle Studstill
  • 17 march 2011

Take A Picture is a conceptual work from Toronto-based artists Brad Blucher and Kyle Clements. The art is designed to appear as a completely blank canvas; embedded beneath is a series of wires and lighting that project images at a wavelength detectable only by digital camera. Visitors to the exhibition view the work by snapping a photo, shifting an act often discouraged by museums and galleries into a part of the piece itself.

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