Video of installation.

Emily Leach and Ben Orozco, Something

Seen from the street directly below the window, neon text ("nothing will come of nothing") glows in what appears to be an office building.

Emily Leach and Ben Orozco, Something

This public art project was made possible by the support of StartingBlock Madison and the City of Madison's BLINK grant.

Emily Leach and Ben Orozco, Something

A busy city street, at night. One floor is illuminated by the white neon text.

Video of installation.

Footage taken during private viewing, in conjunction with MMoCA's Gallery Night.

Emily Leach and Ben Orozco, Something

The structure stands in an empty industrial room.

Emily Leach and Ben Orozco, Something

The neon text softens as it becomes obscured by the fog mechanism.

An earlier iteration of the project, installed in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Glass Lab's MicroGallery.

12mm glass filled with argon, fog, Arduino microcontroller, Raspberry Pi, exhaust fans, wood and plexiglass structure
2018 | 24' x 7' x 4'
Images and early footage: Ben Orozco
Consultation: Ken Flanagan
Drone footage: Joey Godiska
Installation footage: Bryce Gildner


For more information on Blink and other Public Art funding opportunities in Madison, visit the Madison Arts Commission website.