bert leveille - "STREAMING REFLECTIONS"
bert leveille ARTIST STATEMENT for "streaming reflections" at TAC
This installation begins with abstraction and light with the intent to give the viewer a reflective space to walk into. The vault is approximately 9ft x 13ft — although large for a vault, a rather small space for an installation. I am striving to expand the experience beyond the confines of the concrete and steel walls by accessing reflections — referring to the subliminal and obvious, the external and internal.
I desire to give one a space for reflection and connection – a place where one can enter a stream of consciousness. The history and age of the building provides a stage and perhaps a connection to reflections of the past, present and future. My hope is that this installation is the beginning of a journey into streaming consciousness reflecting and expanding with each individual’s experience in and out of the vault.
The changing colored lighting alters the visible elements and the mood of the art. By incorporating and overlapping elements from past installations,
As I paint and gather materials, I connect to consciousness and reflect on myself and my world as I perceive it – question and explore thought, and my connection to a greater consciousness. I see myself as a conduit as data filters through me. The happenings in the vault stream to a tv screen outside the vault reflecting and expanding inner spaces with outer spaces; expanding the concept
bert leveille ARTIST STATEMENT for "NANO WAVES"
I imagine that nano waves stream. They intertwine,
bert leveille ARTIST STATEMENT for "MOON DANCE"
I am exploring consciousness. These mindful beings, who could be, but are not necessarily, human — with the same challenges, emotions, desires, pain, uncertainty, disappointments and victories… I see them more like me than not, you more like me than not; and my reality more connected to the greater universe than not. These mindful beings therefore reflect me — I reflect them and our consciousness together streams throughout the universe.
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