“I hope the viewer experiences a wide range of emotions, from thrilling to disturbing,” says artist Doug Hall, 70, whose sizzling installation, The Terrible Uncertainty of the Things Described, will be on display in the SF Art Institute’s Walter and McBean Galleries.
With video on six monitors and a Tesla coil that electrifies steel chairs behind a mesh barrier, the provocative exhibit is a reminder of the forces of nature and the influence of media.
Mar. 28-June 6; SFAI Walter and McBean Galleries (800 Chestnut Street)
This article was published in 7x7's March 2015 issue.