“Rayleigh I & II” is a diptych light sculpture showcasing the effects of sunlight passing through Earth’s atmosphere, known as “Rayleigh Scattering”. The piece depicts the everyday phenomenon of "nautical twilight" in the American southwest as a study and appreciation of it’s influence on physics, color and navigation.
RAYLEIGH I & II
The series consists of two parts, Rayleigh I and II, which exhibit the phenomena at different locations during Nautical twilight.
Rayleigh I: Nautical dawn
Rayleigh II: Nautical Dusk
Rayleigh I & II: Wood, Fluorescent Lamp, Colored Gel, Plexi Glass, Vinyl, Wiring. Dimensions: 4' x 2' x 8.75" (LxWxD) 2015