TRANSMISSION ART ARCHIVE
Ted Victoria, born in 1944 in Riverhead, NY, received his MFA from Rutgers University, in New Brunswick , NJ. He is primarily known for wall pieces that incorporate the use of a lens light system similar to the camera obscura thought to used by artists such as Vermeer and da Vinci. Actual objects are projected onto a surface to create a "live" picture. In the early 70's Victoria used the sun to power audio pieces which play the sound through a variety of materials and surfaces. These works would play information through trees, windows and even water. The sounds consisted of music, news and weather information found randomly in various locations.
His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally in venues such as Mus'ee d Orsay, Paris; Gallerie Bonnier, Geneva; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Butler Institute, Youngstown. OH; Center For Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO; Fortuny Museum, Venice; PS1, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Art Sites, Riverhead. Victoria is represented by Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, and more of his work can be seen on tedvictoria.com.