Spectrum, eclipse, flash, prism, euphoric energy, music and light shows, sonic perceptions, data transmission, sun, darkness, fog or inner light are random references to what come to the minds of the emerging artists under the collective UNA when the word Light is given as the inspirational lead to this show at the Hot-Art-Fair during bâlelatina.  A diversity of media such as painting, photography, music, video and performance all converge to create an æsthetic dialogue where light and sound are the universal language. 
Light is energy and energy is life. Sensorial experiences, color in music, animation in light, natural rhythms, sonic atmospheres and unintended effects are some of the experiences offered to visitors in the attempt to realize sound and light breaking the boundaries between art and life. 
Others have taken up the challenge before : Marcel Duchamp, with his notion of having the viewer finish the artwork, or John Cage introducing inter determination into contemporary music, as part of the Fluxus movement - making silence and noise presences in life. Dick Higgings, coined the term intermedia for this mouvement. Many important figures in the art pantheon such as Joseph Beuys, Georges Macuinas, Naim June Paik and Dieter Roth played with these notions of exploring connections between music, poetry, visual arts, dance and theatre, opening up new possibilities and multiple forms of expression.
The challenges of the energy and force of light and acoustics have also been explored with figures such as Bill Viola, Bruce Nauman and Gary Hill. 
Today, ever newer technology open fresh fields of research to young artists eager to continue the quest in a world of growing intercultural experiences. Each artist exists with his or her own exclusiveness while at one becoming part of this dependability on others. For UNA, the world becomes 'home' and light and sound are the fluids that bind them together. 

Tatiana Villegas Zamora, Paris 2008​​​​​​​
bâlelatina HOT ART fair
bâlelatina HOT ART fair
Henrik Jessen
Henrik Jessen
Alex Haas
Alex Haas
Max Steven Grossman & José Armenter
Max Steven Grossman & José Armenter
Maria Dundakova
Maria Dundakova
Paula Ospina
Paula Ospina
Carlos Pazos
Carlos Pazos
Light, bâlelatina / HOT ART fair, Basel, Switzerland, June 2008
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