Detail of model house, melted on one corner from heat of lamps © 2005 Nina Horisaki-Christens

No Place Like Home


No Place Like Home, 2004-05
Plexiglas, 4 motion sensors, dirt, rocks, wood, wire
Dimensions Variable, house approx. 27in x 20in x 20in

A plexiglas replica of my childhood home is lit by different banks of heat lamps according to the movements of viewers as recorded by motion sensors. The lighting casts shifting shadows of the structure and viewers while simultaneously melting certain sections of the house.


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