Aqua Optica - (Sky Lab 2013)

Armstrong, Daniel 2013, Aqua Optica - (Sky Lab 2013), Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Vic..

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Title Aqua Optica - (Sky Lab 2013)
Creator(s) Armstrong, Daniel
Year presented 2013
Year created 2012
Material type art original
Description of artwork Aqua Optica is a quasi-scientific optical instrument which consist of a large aquatic lens mounted on a timber tripod. Projected images of celestial objects are viewed by the observer through the lens. The content of the work refers relationships between the eye of the observer, the instruments of science and the celestial.
Publisher Latrobe Regional Gallery
Place of publication Morwell, Vic.
Keyword(s) Saturn
Art science
Summary Presentation of celestial images, mostly Saturn, morphing and distorting in the Aqua Optica projection and lens system. The Aqua Optic artifact is presented as an arcane and anachronistic Instrument of celestial observation.
Notes The prototype for Aqua Optica was exhibited in the exhibition titled, Microscopic/Telescopic (universes unfold) at the Bundoora Homestead Gallery in August 2013. This second version involved a number of improvements with the optical system and additional sculptural elements.
Language eng
Field of Research 190502 Fine Arts (incl Sculpture and Painting)
Socio Economic Objective 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
HERDC Research category J2 Minor original creative work
Copyright notice ©2013, The Author
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