Malcolm Pate

PASTURES

installation

three mirrors reflect glowing green fields of simulated grass back into the room with each blade changing 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 using topographic digital landscape models

 

FORCED 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 sways 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

 

EMBER

image

 

photogrammetric composition

 

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 trust 

 

FORCED 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