Alexander Salvesen: Perception Calibrator I

A calibration for the eyes with pink and green.

Perception Calibrator is an relief type of work where two neon lights in different colours mix and blend into a variety of hues and shadows on a three-dimensional surface. The artwork is based on visual perception, the duality of our eyes and the visual process in the brain. The work is a part of a larger series inspired by lines, barcodes and perception called In Visibilis.

Which kind of light sources and what other materials and equipment are used?
Neonlight, wood, acrylic and polycarbonate on wood bord.

Please provide the dimensions of the work. Approximate size will do. Please mention if the work can be adjusted. (width-height-depth):
60 x 50 cm

Electricity consumption:
Standard mains current (10A/16A).

Does the artwork use sound?
No sound.

Support and other structures:
The work needs support structures, hanging points, or similar.

Please state which structures, hardware or other equipment is needed from the client:
Nail on the wall, or rigging point above (eg ceiling).

Minimum height of the space:
2 m

Minimum square meters of the space:
9 m2

Requirements for the space: darkness, temperature, colouring (light / dark / specific colour / other) etc.:
Dark, but not pitch dark.

Building time and people required (estimate):
2 hours.

Artist's presence:
Guidance can be provided for building.

Seen before at:
In Visibilis I, Galleria Saskia, Tampere, 2021; In Visibilis III, Helsinki (Reflektor Malmi), 2022; In Visibilis V, Vasaan Taidehalli, Vasa, 2023


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