Malcolm Pate

PASTURES
installation

three mirrors reflect glowing green fields of simulated grass back into the room with each blade shifting from green to black as they bend

MEMORIAL
installation

custom software ignites and extinguishes thousands of candle flames within the simulation of a sun

COASTS (2 of 15)
image series

custom software forms coastline simulations upon impact with topographic digital landscape models

 

ECLIPSE
installation

mixed led lights and a pico projector cast the digitally generated illusion of a solar eclipse

 

SCREEN
installation

golden mirrors in a folding screen and custom software create the simulated illusion of reeds swaying in the breeze

made with support from the ontario arts council

 

ORIENTAL POPPY
image

photogrammetric composition

 

POSTCARD
installation

custom software isolates and combines only the orange of a full length sunset to create a slowly shifting glow on a postcard-sized frame

DECUSSATIONS
installation

custom generative software simulates airplane-less contrails that will always cross each other on a series of displays

PRAYER
installation

reactive installation sensitive to incoming and outgoing phone signal, expressed with 36 oled elements

RAIN
installation

8 metre aluminium poles form a site-specific installation inspired by rain showers with lighting and audio based on external weather information

FLOCK
installation

human silhouettes are flocked using custom software simulating a murmuration of starlings

GUIDES
installation

digitally altered freckles are endlessly searched for recognisable star constellations by custom software

ARE WE ARC?
video

custom software generates multiple reactive moon-like searchlights over the musician's face in a music video for tr/st

 

HORIZON
installation

electroluminescent wire replaces the missing horizon line in a dark field

 
 

malcolm pate works internationally as an artist, with a focus on new media and digital processes.

his fascination is with the ways natural systems and cutting-edge technology intersect with and illuminate one another, and it has informed his work on both private art commissions and major commercial projects.

malcolm’s work has been showcased in london, tokyo, new york, paris, milan and los angeles.



contact [at] malcolmpate.com