Chris Fraser’s (Grad Fellow ’10-’11) immersive installations and performances approach a direct experience of our optical environment. He employs the principle of camera obscura to manipulate the way light enters a room; by strategically creating holes and slits in walls, he is able to direct light in specific directions and shapes, transforming once familiar surroundings into fantastical, poignant spaces. Fraser is a recipient of the Jay DeFeo Prize, and has had solo exhibitions at Disjecta in Portland, the Center for Contemporary Art in Sacramento, and Highlight Gallery in San Francisco. His work has been featured in Bay Area Now 6 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, in the Palazzo Bembo as part of the 55th Venice Biennale, and at the Vitra Design Museum in Germany. Fraser received his BA from the University of California, Davis, and his MFA from Mills College. He lives and works in the Bay Area.


This lot ships from Sausalito, USA.

Emmanuelle, 2013
Glass microspheres, plate glass, aluminum, and LED pendant
25 x 25 x 1 in (63.5 x 63.5 x 2.54 cm)
Courtesy of Highlight Gallery

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  • Dimensions
    25 x 25 x 1 in (63.5 x 63.5 x 2.54 cm)