Kristin Lucas By: Omoaluse Ikheloa
Kristin Lucas • Born1968 in Davenport, Iowa • Earned her BFA from Cooper Union School of Art in 1994. • Earned MFA from Stanford University in 2006 • Represented by Postmaster Gallery in NY • Videos represented by Electronic Arts Intermix • Born in 1968, Davenport, Iowa • Kristin Lucas investigates the physical and psychological effects of an accumulation of rapid spread, flash-in-the-pan technology, and the impact of the digital medium on perceptions of time and space.
Process • Lucas realizes that the cutting edge always becomes dated at some point so she fashions a lot of her work around that • Uses mediums such as sculpture, video and performance.
Name Change • Oct. 5, 2007:Alameda County, California county courthouse Kristin Sue Lucas changed her name to Kristin Sue Lucas • Redundancy was intended, the idea was to reload her idea like a webpage. • Next month at Postmaster Gallery in NY Lucas debuted refresh.
Refresh 2007 • Installation of legal documents, newspaper clippings and sundry portraits, screenshots, inkjet prints, video images on monitors and so on depicting who she was before the judge declared her name changed.
Tablet Tumbler 2013 • Human scaled wooden spool with six tablets attached • Collaborated w/ Joe McKay • As the viewer rolls the spool the tablets record simultaneous views of the room.
Dollar Store Quality Piece of Scrap 2013 • A pocket-size concept book containing a monologue about an ambiguous object. The monologue is put together from customer product reviews found online.
File Boxes, 2013 • permutations of intersecting laser cut balsa file boxes
Independent Media Virus • NPR broadcasted that the listeners had been infected by an independent media virus and should stop by the station to be checked out. Received consultation from specialists make up artists
Comets 2007 • Laser cut acrylic forms. Design inspired by a pinball game graphic.
More Meting, 2011 • An attempt to embody video in another form. When the wax begins melting it represents the video image moving. The video is turned on with the match.
Everyone Loves My Cocoa Krispies, 2011 • http://vimeo.com/44820793
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