Threads of Light

  • May 16, 2020 - July 31, 2020
  • Recurring daily
  • 205 Genesee Street
  • Auburn, NY 13021
  • P: (315) 255-1553

Drive or walk by the Schweinfurth Art Center after dusk to see the installation

The Schweinfurth Art Center is participating in the International Day of Light with a new light installation that will be projected onto the second-floor windows of the art center. The installation will be visible 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. every night and can easily be seen in front of the center, located at 205 Genesee Street, Auburn.

The exhibit, titled “Threads of Light,” is a collaboration between Skaneateles artist Lorne Covington and contemporary textile artist Gerri Spilka. Covington, who creates interactive artwork and installations as Noirflux, manipulated images of Spilka’s large-scale art quilts by adding movement. The resulting work will be a changing textile of pattern and light.

The exhibition is part of “Light Windows,” a monthlong, world-wide exhibition by artists at home and art venues closed by the COVID-19 pandemic that was organized by The HoloCenter — Center for the Holographic Arts based in New York City. The HoloCenter planned “Light Windows” as an exhibition for neighbors, a thank you to essential workers, and a tribute to those who we have lost to COVID-19.

Threads of Light
  • 205 Genesee Street
  • Auburn, NY 13021
  • May 16, 2020 - July 31, 2020
  • Schweinfurth Art Center
  • Free
  • Recurring daily

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