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Above entry to Wood Street Gallery, Wood Street and Sixth Avenue

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LED

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Integrated, Light



168 Lightbulbs

2001


Jim Campbell



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Commissioning Entity Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Owner Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Take a moment to study the light bulbs. Campbell programmed 168 Lightbulbs with the ability to display many different patterns and images. People crossing the street, traffic, and even the head of Claude Shannon, the father of information technology, make appearances. 

Jim Campbell (b. 1956) is a former electrical engineer turned visual artist. He explores movement through pixelation with LEDs and filtering light. He lives and works in San Francisco.