Lamp

Cliona Harmey

Description

‘Lamp records the front of an Aldis signalling lamp whilst transmitting the message (“what hath God wrought”) based on the the first long distance telegraph transmission by Edison. It was shot at Haulbowline Naval base whilst on residency at Sirius Arts Centre. Camera work was by Aidan Maguire’ Work was shown as part of Block and Receive at Butler Gallery.’

(Text by the artist, sourced Dec 6th 2016)

Details
Title

Lamp

Year

2016

Creator

Cliona Harmey

Medium

Moving Image

Form

Short

Genre

Experimental

Subject

Haulbowline Island (Ireland), Telegraph, Transmission, Faith, Optical communications, History, Communication, Technology

Language

No dialogue

Duration

4 minutes

Original format

16:9

Aspect ratio

to be confirmed

Colour

Colour

Sound

Sound

Rights

Copyright holder: Cliona Harmey

Artist website

http://www.clionaharmey.info/

Link to work

https://vimeo.com/171089288