Artist: Chris Fraser
Title: Another way of drawing the sun, 27 May 2012, Trace
Medium: Optical performance
Running time: 2:40
Year: 2012
Courtesy Credit: Courtesy the artist and Highlight Gallery
One sentence description: Working with a lensless video camera, I use my fingers to create an optical image of the sun, testing the light to see what types of images it will offer.
Artist Bio: Chris Fraser is a bay area artist whose immersive installations and performances approach a direct experience of our optical environment. He received his BA in history from the University of California, Davis and his MFA in studio art from Mills College. Chris was a recipient of the Jay DeFeo Prize, and was a graduate fellow at the Headlands Center for the Arts. He has had recent solo shows at the Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento and Highlight Gallery in San Francisco. His work was featured in Bay Area Now 6 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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