Latimer's Box


Installation for the Sites of Reconstruction exhibition at Ignite Gallery.  Curated by Karina Iskandarsjah.


Bringing to life the schematics of African American Edison pioneer Lewis Latimer, and his improvement of the electric lamp.

The concept of the holographic archive is presented in the form of a "shadowgram" that is reconstructed by the light bulb.

Exhbition floor plan

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Process for creating shadowgram

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The laser prints under gallery light forces the viewer to pan left and right to view them, due to its black ink on black stock.  Similarly to how a holographic print is viewed.

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