Joakim Udd: Hue Patterns

A large-scale work, which encourages the viewer to interact with the play of hues and shadows.

Hue Patterns is a large-scale site-specific installation highlighting the forms and details of its location. The work emphasizes interesting features in the surroundings and combines them with a visual play.  

Constant combined movement of the beams and shapes of light encourage the viewer to embrace and interact together with the play of hues, shapes, and shadows. The work brings viewers together to participate in creating the forms and shapes of colours and illusions which are projected onto the focused surface. 

Light sources, materials, and equipment:  
Outdoor-rated moving light profile fixtures, site specific architectural forms, surfaces or elements.

Dimensions of the work, approximately (width-height-depth): 
Work is adjustable to the location. Recommended projection surface to be approx 30m wide and 10m high. Lighting fixtures distance from the surface approx 20-30 meters.

Electricity consumption:
Power current 3x16A

Does the artwork use sound?
No sound.

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

Structures, hardware, or other equipment needed from the client: 
Riser platform of 6m x 1m x 1,2m (width, depth, height).

Minimum height of the space:
Outdoors installation preferred. Minimum height of the projection surface 6 meters. Fixture position space minimum room height 2 meters.

Minimum square meters of the space:
400 m2

Requirements for the space: darkness, temperature, colouring (light / dark / specific colour / other) etc.:
Dim or dark outdoors, street lights etc bright nearby light sources to be shut down. Lightly coloured surfaces work best, eg. white, light gray etc.

Building time and people required (estimate):
2 persons, 3 hours building + programming by artist / artist representative.

Artist's presence:
Artist or their representative must be present during building.

Seen before at:
Aalto Aesthetics, Seinäjoki, 2022


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