“the light we hear” Interactive Art at 950 Gallery Blurs Light & Sound

Mystical Rose, by Andy Behrle, found objects, electronics, wood, light, 2018

EXHIBIT DURATION
May 10 – June 21, 2018

OPENING RECEPTION
Third Thursday Art Walk
May 17th, 6 – 9PM
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Spaceworks Tacoma announces “the light we hear”, an exhibit of multimedia sculptures & installations by Andy Behrle at Spaceworks 950 Gallery.

Primarily an installation artist, Behrle has been creating intimate sound sculptures since 2013 that imagine what light sounds like and what sound looks like. In his multimedia sculptures, Behrle embeds cutting-edge technologies into the bodies of old radios, phonographs, and cameras, assigning new functions to each object while drawing upon its cultural history and design aesthetics for inspiration. The devices he creates can transform the motion of light passing through water into hypnotic drones, or allow viewers to listen to the colors of a stained glass window, and even envision what the rhythms of the night sky might sound like.

Synthastar, by Andy Behrle, found object, electronics, plastic, metal, 2018

The technologies Behrle employs afford him the opportunities to hear the setting sun, make intellectual connections between water waves and radio signals, and re-experience the information of our physical world.

Behrle will also unveil a brand new digital installation “the gravity of light” created with images of the sun revolving around its axis taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The artist combines real images from space with line work of imaginative orbital paths to create a vibrant, mystical animation. The result resembles a stained glass window.

For more details, photos and videos of the exhibit visit www.spaceworkstacoma.com/projects/the-light-we-hear/

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FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC

HOURS:
Every Thursday 1-5PM
Third Thursday 1-9PM
Or By Appointment
253-627-2175

ADDRESS:
950 Pacific Ave. Suite 205
Tacoma, WA (entrance on 11th)

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