Back to Light
Back to Light expands upon the potato battery, a classic grade school science project. Many people fondly remember drawing power from potatoes or fruit in the classroom. Represented by Sasha Wolf Projects.
Caleb Charland's artworks combines scientific curiosity with a constructive approach to making pictures. He utilizes everyday objects and fundamental forces to illustrate experiences of wonder. Caleb Charland is represented by Sasha Wolf Projects.
Back to Light expands upon the potato battery, a classic grade school science project. By inserting a galvanized nail into one side of a potato and a copper wire in the other side, a small electrical current is generated.
Many people fondly remember drawing power from potatoes or fruit in the classroom. This work speaks to the gift of human curiosity, and a concern for the future of earth’s energy sources. The cycle that begins with light from our nearest star that is photosynthesized by organic materials to produce energy is re-routed in these images, Back to Light, illuminating earth once again.