Haroon Mirza, Solar Powered LED Circuit Composition 3, 2014
Haroon Mirza’s new project Are jee be? has been in development for almost a year now, so it is rewarding to finally see it presented at the Museum. The end result is a carefully conceived site-specific response to the very particular architecture of IMMA’s site at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. The title of the exhibition is a word play on the RGB (Red, Green, Blue) additive primary colour model, and these three elements are important in the framework of the installation.
The corridor features a sequence of Solar Powered LED Circuit Compositions; a new departure in Mirza’s practice. These panels are controlled and activated by the amount of light in the space, from both natural and artificial sources. These works, a series of sundials of sorts, will illuminate according to the time of day and may dim due to obstructions from viewers as they move in front of the light source.
[caption id="attachment_322" align="aligncenter" width="458"] Haroon Mirza, Solar Powered LED Circuit Composition 3, 2014[/caption]
The four adjoining rooms leading from the corridor feature a new multi-sensorial installation The System. Titled after the 1990s Dublin nightclub ‘System’ originally on South Anne Street. The club was key in the history of dance music in this city and a music genre that has...
Manage Cookie Consent
By clicking “Accept Cookies”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site functionality and analyse site usage.
The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.