Ben Knight

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Artwork
Future Proofing, 2009 - LED Lights, solar panels, etc...
"Reddest Shift..." 2010 - Laser, solar panels, etc...
Não Fontes, 2006-2008 - Concrete, sound, etc...
Detail (4 of 6 panels) of Oblivioned, 2002 - Household paint on wood, etc...
Where the River meets the Sea, 2009, Watercolor on construction paper, Glass, etc...
Ben
Knight
Artist's Statement

My concerns in installation artwork have always been very systems based. How systems can be scalable, fragmented, and sustained. I have become increasingly interested in how we perceive and conceive systems. I am interested in how systems can directly deal with context, sub-context, and beyond context. I am very interested in how a system can expand infinitely and/or collapse to a finite point. When working and showing in a studio, gallery, museum context, my first concerns are architectural. I was profoundly moved and influenced by the California Light and Space movement, and the work produced before and after it. I am very much interested in high Conceptual art. Along with these two movements, I have been influenced by a number of different artists and movements, but I do not wish to reiterate their work. I am interested in how systems can transfer energies, phenomena and ideas across space and time, to create a continuum.