Tony Oursler’s The Influence Machine, installed at Madison Square Park, captures voices and images of ghosts, both contemporary and historical, creating a séance experience that recalls 19th-century sound and light projections. Oursler (b.1957, New York City, NY) experiments with video, smoke machines, a variety of soundtracks, and several sculptural elements to explore the historical and current impact technologies have on our daily lives. - Read on at PublicArtfund.org
ThrowbackThursday goes back to Tony Oursler’s The Influence Machine in October 2000. The installation, which captured images and voices of ghosts, created a séance experience recalling 19th-century sound and light projections. Read more.