FABRICATION

The structure of LIGHT KEEPER was fabricated by F&D Scene Changes, with stainless steel by Reggin Industries. Like every other element of the artwork, the structure went through a series of designs before landing on an open-faced, mirrored, prism-like form. We were able to test a low-fi prototype of this design (titled Device for Summoning…

THE MOON + THE TIDES

With LIGHT KEEPER, we began by considering light, sight, and site, especially in relation to Lake Ontario (a stone’s throw from the public work’s final resting place). Lake Ontario is one of a handful of lakes in the world large enough to experience the pull of the moon, transpiring in tides – albeit, very small tides – a mere 1,640┬ákm3 of lake water drawn to the gravitational pull of earth’s nearest celestial body: the moon.