Exhibition: THE SOCRATES ANNUAL, 2017
Fluorescent Sunrise, 2017
Epoxy resin, pigment, and steel
6.75 x 13.5 x .25 feet
Pairing the semicircular form of a setting sun
with the sensation of looking at an LCD screen,
Freelander explores the contemporary sublime.
The sun’s orange-pink color gradient echoes the
sedimentary accumulation of the earth’s geology,
conjuring various time frames—the 8-second
digital media attention span, the 24-hour daily
cycle, and the eons of the earth’s life—and
eliciting questions about the sustainability of
Learn more about Devra Freelander in her Artist Profile
Images by Scott Lynch and Jess Wilcox.
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