Mel Chin - Marfa Memento Mori DVD
Marfa Memento Mori, 2011
Mixed media animation
DVD Edition of 50
2 min 47 sec
The 2011 Ballroom Marfa Benefit Auction featured a diverse collection of art, including this work by Mel Chin. Chin explains, "An internet posting from Marfa Lights viewing area in Marfa, Texas was adjusted, printed and taped to a homemade animation stand. A compact digital camera set to video mode captured white chalk 'lights' being drawn, smudged, and erased." DVD Edition of 50.