Fred Eversley on Untitled (1971) | Space Shifters

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Space Shifters came to our Hayward Gallery in September 2018. A major group exhibition of sculptures and installations that explored perception and space, it included the work of more than 20 artists.

Among them was the aerospace engineer turned artist, Fred Eversley. In this short video he introduces his work Untitled (1971), which appeared at the exhibition.

Constructed using a repurposed turntable originally used by the American military, Untitled (1971) is a parabolic lens made from violet, amber and blue polyester resin.

Fred Eversley at Space Shifters | In The Gallery

  

It’s a perfect parabolic lens, the only shape that transforms all sources of energy into a single focal point.
Fred Eversley, on Untitled (1971)

 

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