Ashok Sukumaran: Park View Hotel

  • ©, Ashok Sukumaran, Park View Hotel

Artist Statement:


    Park View Hotel is an installation that provides focused optical communication between Cesar Chavez Plaza and the Fairmont hotel, neighbors in downtown San Jose. Using devices mounted in the park, the audience can “light up” interior hotel spaces in their line-of sight. In response, these interiors “leak our their properties—onto the exterior of the building, onto other public and private properties, and into the park below.

    This work was developed in collaboration with Sun MicrosysteMs Inc., Menlo Park, using SunSPOT ™ embedded technology, and is a residency project commissioned by ZeroOne San Jose and the Sally and Don Lucas Artists Programs at the Montalvo Arts Center.


Other Information:


    Commissioned Residency


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