Fabric of the Universe

  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Nuit Blanche 2014
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Long Winter 2015
  • >Fabric of the Universe @ Upfest 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Upfest 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Upfest 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Upfest 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Upfest 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Upfest 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Upfest 2015
  • Fabric of the Universe @ Upfest 2015

Artist Statement

Electromagnetic energy surrounds us. It envelops the earth and ripples outward like a giant net ensnaring planets, galaxies and beyond. We are unable to see this fabric of the universe. Here it is presented as an undulating grid, modeling the surface of electromagnetic fields found in our earthly and stellar environments. The torus or donut pattern of electromagnetism that surrounds each human is thought to be a possible shape of our universe. The rippled surface that spreads outward from a droplet of water hitting a surface has been presented as the shape of the big bang. The funnel is believed to be the form of black holes and the exhale of dying stars. The play of wind in the trees and the shifting perspective of the approaching viewer suggests the multidimensionality of our cosmic reality. Fabric of the Universe signifies the limited and illusory nature of human experience.

Special thanks to Joe Lin and Dan Ebert.