Sasha Vom Dorp: Prequel

Jan 18, 2016

split sunlight_4742It may look like CG, but according to artist Sasha vom Dorp, his work is “good ol’ fashioned photography. Sound, sunlight, and H2O.”

Vom Dorp writes:

I’ve made these photographs to better know my place in the universe.… I’ve built a machine in an attempt to observe elemental transactions. I’ve created a mechanical solution to what is a metaphysical problem, forcing basic elements of perception—sound, light, and matter—into a single frame.

These are photographs of sound encountering light as seen through the medium of water.



By Sasha vom Dorp


On one hand, I’ve staged common phenomena and on the other hand I’ve captured tiny cataclysms never to be repeated. I bring you evidence of a minute history, in which no instance is petty and every instant too complex to perceive in its entirety.

A moment is all time, an atom the universe.

These photographs aim to capture the beauty and turmoil that occurs inside the most pedestrian events. Sunlight bounces on water, sound waves march toward oblivion.



By Sasha vom Dorp


“Sasha vom Dorp, Prequel to 2018” at The Huntley Gallery is the second exhibit in a series featuring tech-based installation artists. Each artist is scheduled to have a larger solo or group exhibit at the Kellogg Gallery in 2018, thus these “prequel” exhibits that offer “just a snapshot—a taste—of what is to come.” Other participating artists are David Jang from Seoul, South Korea and Bia Gayotta of Florianópolis, Brazil.

An opening reception on January 23 is open to the public. The Vom Dorp exhibit runs through April 7, 2016.


Sasha Vom Dorp

Sasha vom Dorp



By Sasha vom Dorp


Sasha vom Dorp: Prequel to 2018
Opening reception, Saturday, Jan. 23rd, 4-7 p.m.
Exhibition: Jan. 23rd through April 7th
Cal Poly Pomona, 3801 W. Temple
The Huntley Gallery, Library, Bldg. 15, 4th Fl., Rm. 4435
Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona 91768
Hours: Mon-Tues. & Sat.-Sun., noon-4 p.m.; Wed.-Thurs., 4-8 p.m.
Admission: Free
Parking Lot “C”: Weekdays, $7; weekends, $4; or $1/hr
Phone: 1.909.979.5556
Gallery curator: Michele Cairella,
For details, visit event Facebook page
The Huntley Gallery on Facebook

Photo, top right, Split Sunlight by Sasha Vom Dorp.


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