High above Main Beach, a series of red, blue and purple lasers danced on the sand in silence.
The colors reflected in every direction imaginable, spanning miles of the coastline.
As artist Laddie John Dill tested the laser light exhibit on a recent Wednesday night, he was hoping mist would rise above the ocean near the shore. The haze would help make the laser beams all the more visible.
"You see how the colors pick up on the edge?" Dill asked. "It'll be quite amazing."
Faculty Siri Kaur's solo exhibition This Kind of Face is up at Cohen Gallery through December 23, 2014. The photographic works on view are part of a celebrity impersonator series the artist has worked on since 2006. The exhibition was reviewed in the November 26 issue of The New Yorker: Seeing Double.
Out of Thin Air, curated by Otis alumna Ginger Van Hook, “reflects upon the cultivation of… fine arts in Southern California where the illustrious sunshine creates a unique ambiance and glow in which to paint, plein-air or in-studio, with traditional oils, wood carvings or emerging digital and analogue photography as well as film technologies…”
Faculty Siri Kaur 's work is included in Staking Claim: A California Invitational, at the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego through January 24, 2014. There will be an opening reception on Friday, October 18, 7-9 pm.