Square in Diamond Kenneth Emig
- Light, Mirror, wood, theatrical paint
- 46 × 46 × 8.25 inches
116.84 × 116.84 × 20.96 cm
Concentric geometry in red-orange glows dramatically in this wall mounted infinity light box by Canadian artist Kenneth Emig. Emig is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work explores the intersections of visual art, the human body, space, motion, sound, light and technology. He received diplomas in Acoustics Engineering and Electronic Engineering from George Brown College in Toronto before working for Bell-Northern Research, The National Research Council of Canada, Ryerson University and Research in Motion. Emig has won multiple grants from the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council and the City of Ottawa for his visual art, performance and dance works. Emig's artworks frequently integrate wall mounted, floor and suspended sculpture, installation, as well as performance in natural or constructed environments. Using, mirror, objects, and painted wood, Emig has become known for his infinity light boxes that glow with brightly colored geometry. The artist has completed three public art commissions in Ottawa for the University of Ottawa LRT Station, the Adawe Crossing and the Eva James Memorial Community Centre.