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"Pale Infinity and Flash Light (see www.paleInfinity.com) live in cyberspace on the internet (in) Second Life via Multi-User-Simulated-Environment (MUSE) developing their own fantasy homes and environment." View work.

2009 NY Arts Magazine, "BROADTHINKING: Unnatural Acts and Other Illicit Thoughts about Nature," by Susan L. Yung (January 13 - 20) NY, NY


Shock Art
"Amid all the entertainment, a few tokens to the energy-conscious... An artist who calls himself Flash Light has constructed solar-powered candles from tin cans (the bulb of one blinks the rhythm of a tango, trying hard to join the fun)..." View work.

2007 The Village Voice, "Shock Art," by Robert Shuster, (October 10-16, page 58), NY, NY.


"YW (Why war? Why Dubya?)
Good question. A slew of good, bad and ugly, but not indifferent, works by some 50 artists cram the walls, dangle from the ceiling, and cling to pillars, making a case for creative chaos as an antidote to destruction. Some, such as Flash Light's peace sign, stand out."
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2004 The Village Voice, "Voice Choices," by Kim Levin, (Vol. XLIX No. 38, Sept 22-28, p. 88-89)


". . . A strong thread in the show is American fear of American power, exemplified in one interactive video installation by a New York artist using the 'spiritual name' Flash Light. In his work, 'I am Terrified of the PATRIOT Act,' a video screen shows, in very small print, statements of his fears about the loss of free expression. But as the viewer approaches the screen they disappear, to be replaced by an American flag." View work.

2004 The New York Times, "Sampling Degrees of Terror," by Grace Glueck, (May 21, p. E26) NY.


". . . Flash Light has been experimenting with light art since the early 1970s. He employs the use of LED lights and computer technology to represent religious figures in ancient Egyptian history and bring them to life physically and symbolically through multi-dimensional animation. His reference to ancient themes and iconography often mirror comtemporary troubles that 'divide the world today'. . ." View work.

2003 The Guilford Courier, "Glowing Show at GHC Sheds Light on Contemporary Art," by Amy J. Barry, (May 15 ), CN


". . . 'Lumia Scale No. 5,' by Flash Light, and 'Stele XCV,' by Clyde Lynds, are quiet, but exotic works. Both pieces have the form of architectural fragments. Flash Light specializes in pre-photographic techniques that allow imagery to appear out of shadows . . ." View work.

1997 The New York Times, "Making the Leap from Science To Art and Beyond," by William Zimmer, page 14 CN (June 29), CN



". . . satiric wit. . . An artist called Flash Light gives us the wall piece, "Monument to Dendur," a mottled canvas portal that, when lit from behind, shows Egyptian tomb figures with the red sun of Ra above them . . . . . " View work.

1997 The Star-Ledger, "The Graven Image," by Eileen Watkins, page 32 (February 14 - 20), Newark, NJ



". . . Extensions of brain functions, also known as artificial intelligence is the much newer and very intriguing avenue explored by Flash Light. . ." View work.

1995 The New York Times, "Casting a Spell from Lasers and Video to Light and Shadow," by Phyllis Braff, page 24 LI (October 22), NY



". . . Upon entering the Great Hall, visitors will be greeted by "Anubis Studies Genetic Engineering," an electronic painting by Flash Light. . ." View work.

1993 New York Newsday, "Spring Works at the Hall of Science Museum," page 11 (April 14), NY



". . . participatory, behavioral, interactive (it used to be called kinetic) work that "responds to the human desire to create change." View work.

1991 The Village Voice, "Choices," by Kim Levin, page 102 (Vol. XXXV1, No. 27, July 2), NYC, NY



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