Hyperbolic Peephole
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Hyperbolic Peephole


Spectral decomposition of light

Artist: Nourathar Studio

Authors: Caen Botto & Marta Rupérez

Title: Hyperbolic Peephole

Date: 2019

Medium: Mixed media; lens, screen, video-player and electronics in custom wooden box. 

Dimensions: 44.5 (h) x 44.5 (w) x 30 (d) cm

Loop duration: 1'49"

Edition: unique within a series of 7

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7 700,00 €

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> Hyperbole: exaggeration

> Hyperbola: symmetric curve, in mathematics

An exaggerated peephole for the observation of hyperbola. 

Hyperbolic Peephole offers an expanded peephole, a portal to a visual universe which results from the combination of analog and digital processes. A lens produces different types of deformations and spectral decompositions of the light emitted by a screen, seemingly subverting the laws of perspective. As a result, the perception of the artwork is relative to the spectator’s point of view.

Cabinet of Hypnosophical Curiosities 2019 exhibition by Nourathar Studio.