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Glow House #3 - 2005
House, 40-50 television sets, coaxial cables, splitters & signal booster
Solo off site project for The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. Toronto, 2005. Curated by Reid Sheir

One House & 35-40 television sets distributed throughout and all tuned to the same channel.
The small flicker of light emanating from each TV is then turned into a ‘pulse’ of light throughout the entire house. As the scenes change, from whatever television program is airing at the moment, the house flashes and pulses as all televisions are in sync with one another. Gives the eerie impressions that the entire house has been gutted to create one vast illuminated space. During commercials it is as if fireworks are going off inside…

When I did this version of Glow House in Toronto there was a musician upstairs who lived with this piece for several weeks. She ended up writing a song called Glow House #3 in tribute to this work. I've put it up here with a link to her site.


Glow House #3 by Christine Bougie

Glow House Poster Text: Dave Dyment. Commissioned by YYZ Artists Outlet & The Power Plant, 2005
Leslie Jen: “You Glow Girl”. Canadian Architect, June 2005
Barbara Isherwood : "Kelly Mark". Border Crossings Magazine #95 PP 106-108, 2005
Adrea Carson: "A Glowing Intervention". Fuse Magazine. Volume 28 #3, PP 44-45. August 2005
Sarah Milroy: “The Glow Within”. The Globe & Mail April 8, 2005
Terry Grimley: "Kelly's Shining Example of Artistic Enterprise" Birmingham Post. April 2003