The Tesla Wall of Light Video Exhibit

Date: 
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Resource Type:
Project Descriptions
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Art, music, and theater | Physics
Organization:
Aet RaDAL, Ekklesia Gallery
Description or Abstract: 

Saturday, March 6, 2010, Marshall Barnes did an experiment in blending art and science. At an art opening at the Ekklesia Gallery in Columbus, OH, he showcased, for the first time, the original video footage from an experiment in physics that conducted during New Year's eve of that year. The experiment was to determine what would happen if an attempt were made to produce a "wall of light" that would stand in free space and consist of a number particular properties produced by a proprietary technology that Marshall had developed. Small experiments had already been conducted that produced the visible effect of an area of free standing light produced by the reflection of a strobe from a wall. The New Year's Eve test was to see if a wall of light could be produced that would fill a space in a room and have a number of particular "interesting" attributes.

Funder(s): 
Donor

Team Members

Marshall BarnesMarshall BarnesPrincipal Investigator

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