Digital print on reverse-lit film with custom hardwood frame.
"Monk" image from 8mm film archives recolored using machine learning program and hand-image transfer of Quảng Đức during his self-immolation in 1963. Printed on reverse-lit film, illuminated in handmade light box. 18" (h) x 24" (w) x 4" (d)
"Family Reunion," triptych of light boxes showing a still from the 8mm found footage interpreted with a machine learning algorithm. How does a computer algorithm see these domestic images?
Light box from top where two sheets of glass slide into the frame. The image is between the two pieces of glass for a secure fit. Easy to remove and swap out a different image.
The inside of the light box is lined with reflective tape and one row of 5000 kelvin (soft-white) LEDs. Light temperature and dimmable options are controlled via a remote control.