Eiji Sumi ‘researches materials, contexturizing digital media & lighting into various forms and ideas’. Born in Tokyo, he lives in N.Y. See Blogroll for a link.

Sinusoid 1 polycarbonate origami sculpture was a finalist in the 2016 Sovereign Asian Art Prize: ‘repetitive oscillation of light through polycarbonate. Shaping the sculptural foam is done by Japanese Origami Technique of folding with scraping off the line in the material. Lighting Illusion thus appear from this angles and shape of this lighting sculpture.’ Sinusoid 1 Edition 2/5 was exhibitited at Christies Hong Kong on behalf of Sovereign Asian Art Prize finalist exhibition on 9 May 2016 /

Quark IV 13 May – 18 June, 2016: ‘Quark capture and visualize aeromechanics and fluid mechanics movement with lighting particle in the air, resulted from a variety of experiments in a closed environment probing the relationship between art and science. Arrangement of reflective pigment, light, glass, structures, and automated electrical components. Dry pigment, which is all but shiny dust display a different mode of suspending and shaping. The reflective dust in either air or water, shaped by wind, turbulence or heat, and beaming light into it. The pigment is small enough as to disappear when not illuminated.’ /

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Sinusoid ‘explores the resonance of highly repetitive oscillation of lighting. As if lighting become painting stroke, Moving light and changing color of light give diverse participatory experience with diffusion of lighting.
in painterly manner. Shaping the sculptural foam is done by Japanese Origami Technique of folding with scraping off the line in the material. Lighting Illusion thus appear from this angles and shape of this lighting sculpture. Installation was exhibited at The Space Gallery Bangkok.’

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