Christopher Derek Bruno, a Seattle-based artist, plays with perspective, color, and form to create dynamic visual experiences. His carefully composed and colored geometries create the illusion of changing dimensionality, an illusion enacted by the viewer’s motion and shifting vantage point.
For SODO Track, Derek created his largest-scale work to date. With a full color spectrum of 21 hand-mixed values, he transformed the entirety of a multi-plane building, activating nine separate surfaces. This site-specific work explores light as a means to “detect and decipher motion,” visually referencing two properties of light—redshift and blueshift—commonly used to “measure for the direction of a galaxy/star/object/particle as it moves through space and time.”