February 14, 2017 | Coshamie
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ECHO : THE FUTURE IS A FLICKER OF LIGHT

FROM CHRIS LEVINE’S BLIPVERTS TO LIGHTVERT’S ECHO: Blipverts became popular from ‘80s television, and the term itself comes from Max Headroom – referring to highly time-compressed advertisement videos. On a more general note, the blipvert is considered to be a brief collection of often-random images cut together very quickly, in a high-speed montage. However, celebrated light artist Chris Levine took the blipvert to a whole new level. Actually, scratch that – he completely reinvented the term around stunning and elusive lighting installations that now represent a healthy percentage of his internationally acclaimed work. [caption id="attachment_4857" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Lightness of Being blipvert by Chris Levine (Image Courtesy of the Artist and TwelveArts)[/caption] Built from strips of pulsating LED lights, his blipverts produce flat visual images...

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