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SITE Santa Fe, 2001

Artist:  Jennifer Steinkamp
Jimmy Johnson
29 feet wide  7.5 foot radius,  6 minutes
Equipment:  Sharp XG-V10XU 3800 lumen projectors, 1 DVD player, stereo sound, curved wall.
Photo credit: 
Jennifer Steinkamp, courtesy ACME, Los Angeles and greengrassi, London.
Exhibition History: 

  1. Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism, SITE Biennial, Santa Fe, New Mexico, curated by Dave Hickey, July 14, 2001 - January 6, 2002.
  2. Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, curated by Louis Grachos and Claire Schneider, July 15 - October 2, 2005.
  3. Projections on Lake, screenings, Pasadena, California, curated by David Bradshaw, June 18, 2007 - still running, 8-10:30 PM.

Description:  Located in the entry to the exhibition, animated striped cones point their way around the edges of the frame creating a variety of moiré interference patterns.  The soundtrack which moves across multiple speakers emphasizes the imagery with frequency delays. The imagery and the soundtrack are synthesized except for the sound of breathing.
Catalog:  Dave Hickey, Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism


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Albright-Knox Gallery, 2005