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“On” by Aram Bartholl

Installation/Video 2009

Mixed media: Candle, resistance wire, copper wire, switch, 12V power transformer

Dimensions: 20 x 5 x 5 cm

Video 10 min, 1080i HD

Via FAT.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • installer

    I think people are very confused about what an installation is….

  • Roeurn

    I think this mean I have a use for those broken light bulbs.

    Does anyone have any idea the kind of current going through that wire? I mean the current through a shorted 12V transformer.