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October 22, 2010

Video of ‘Scattered Light’ featured on Switched

“Most of these works — if you pause them — you can’t tell what you’re looking at,” says artist Jim Campbell, as his newest installation flickers in the background…

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October 21, 2010

Art Info Spotlights Jim Campbell

When the latest public art commission to appear in Madison Square Park is presented to expectant New Yorkers tonight, it will be unveiled with just a flip of a switch, illuminating a myriad of twinkling lights that make up San Francisco–based artist Jim Campbell’s new installations. Strung from high-tension cables, thousands of LED lights gleam… Read more

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October 1, 2010

W Magazine Highlights Jim Campbell in October Issue

Following Antony Gormley’s arresting installation of lifelike sculptures in New York’s Madison Square Park earlier this year, the park’s conservancy continues it’s public-art mission with Jim Campbell, who is blanketing the site with nearly 2000 LED lights that glow like fireflies on a warm summer night. (October 21 to February 28, 2011) W Magazine Download… Read more

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Vogue Italia Covers Jim Campbell’s ‘Scattered Light’

After showcasing for over six months thirty-three disquieting life-size statues by British artist Antony Gormley, Madison Square Park in New York is now illuminated: on Thursday October 21st switches were turned on connected to three light installations designed by American mathematician Jim Campbell, who earned degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering at M.I.T. and is… Read more

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July 30, 2010

Whitewall Magazine Previews ‘Scattered Light’

Scattered Light, a new installation by artist and engineer Jim Campbell is due to open October 21st on Madison Square Park’s Oval Lawn. Scattered Light features two installations the larger of which boast nearly 2000 LED held in traditional light bulb casings lights spread on 20 by 80- foot 3-D matrix meant to project the… Read more