The beautiful, immersive environments of Diana Thater make viewers aware of the space they occupy through the use of intense colors—emphasizing volume and turning space itself into an object to be meditated upon. Working predominantly with light, film, and video, Thater grounds her spectators in the present moment, almost like an extension of Barnett Newman’s large-scale paintings into three dimensional space, where color wholly envelops… Read more
About the artwork
Revealing Thater's desire to connect the animal world with our own, this limited edition video gives insight into the behavior of bees. Teeming around brightly colored hexagons, the creatures' constant focused activity is communicated in the looped video projection, the silent video intentionally omitting their characteristic buzzing sounds. A beautiful reminder of the interconnected nature of the universe, Untitled perfectly encapsulates the artistic intent of Diana Thater.