Orbit I, II & III are all analog projection light art works exhibited at Polar Night Light Festival in Kuusamo, Finland in January-February 2018. The works are a sequel to the works Gravity I-II exhibited in autumn 2017 and they continue the thematics seen in other works by Salvesen and deals with matters of space and time. Through the materials the works also flirts with the psychedelic analog projection style from the 1960’s.
“What object is manipulated by what and which one is the bigger? I like to think about these works as perspectives in space and glimpses of something happening during a really long timespan. What do we see if our eyesight isn’t limited to the visual spectrum but we could see all the energy around us ultimately shaping our existence. To me that is a fascinating thought that I like to explore and imagine. ”
How can a two dimensional light reflection evoke a feeling of depth and form, speed and movement of large celestial objects.