28.03.11 by Jeff

Stephan Tillmans

“Luminant Point Arrays” is a series of photos by Stephan Tillmans, capturing tube televisions the moment they are shut off.

Luminant Point Arrays photos by stephan tillmans

Luminant Point Arrays photos by stephan tillmans

Luminant Point Arrays photos by stephan tillmans

Luminant Point Arrays photos by stephan tillmans

Luminant Point Arrays photos by stephan tillmans

Luminant Point Arrays photos by stephan tillmans

Luminant Point Arrays photos by stephan tillmans





  • Oliver

    Wow! These are so strangely beautiful.

  • Marina

    The best ideas are the ones so simple they make you ache with how you didn’t think of it. All those times I’ve turned off my crappy tv…

  • Dave

    wow, this is awesome!

  • defuca

    The TV as subject matter is really interesting. To me, turning off the TV represents the face of reality. Catch my drift?

  • http://heyitsalexp.com HeyitsAlexP

    Awesome concept and awesome execution!

  • http://everydayiveknownyou.com mp

    TRON!

  • http://www.googoogilly.blogspot.com Emma Black

    These are lovely, I really like how abstract they look… would never have guessed they were televisions!

  • Karen

    Wow–gorgeous!

  • Benbenbenbenbenbenben

    How the..?

  • CMYKboy

    New interpretation of Dan Flavin. Like it.

  • emily

    wow…i remember sitting and turning the TV off over and over again as a small child trying to get a better look at that moment exactly. Not only does tha make these really satisfying, but they are also beautiful.

  • http://betweenblackandwhite.tumblr.com/ drvokestena

    very nice concept =)

  • Luc Nagel

    kind of reminds me of this music video made by Tom Jenkinson AKA Squarepusher: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isb7MztEbB8

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  • http://anewman.net Andrew

    Very similar to the 2005 photographic work by the Australian artist Kenzee Patterson where he captures the turning off of the televisions. http://www.kenzeepatterson.com/index.php?row=101&field=09_Photos_image