Elizabeth King

Shutter 2008

Installation: stop-frame animation, lens, bellows, ring frame on stand, hidden plasma screen and computer, steel table.
Overall 84 x 32 x 35 inches.

A stop-frame animation of a sculpture of a mechanical eye is projected from a hidden plasma screen via lenses and bellows. The eye, occasionally moving and blinking, appears to float in space, six inches in front of the lens, captured in the empty circle of the ring frame. Virtual image 5 inches in diameter.