WHITNEY LYNN










WHITNEY LYNN









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INERTIA STUDIES


2020-ongoing, 4K videos with sound

Vanity of Vanities (Sign of the Times)


2022, neon tubing with argon gas, acrylic, transformer, cable. 27 x 40 inches (68.58 x 101.6 cm). Edition of 3 + 1 AP. Fabrication by Shauna Peterson of Peterson Neon.

POV (Washington)


2021, paper, PVA glue, acrylic

Point of View


2021, series of bus bench billboards installed throughout Miami-Dade county each 24 x 72 in. (60.96 x 182.88 cm) 


Project funding provided by the Kreielsheimer Grant for Research Excellence in the Arts.



Hiding in plain site, Point of View is a series of bus bench billboards that employ the “Thatcher Effect,” an optical illusion that highlights how easily the brain can incorrectly process visual information. Initially, only the orientation of the billboard seems conspicuous, as the stock images are a familiar sight. The illusion is revealed when a viewer shifts their perspective, and is able to detect the distortions present in the inverted faces.




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