The Body Of Light
Single-channel Video & Installation

This is the foundation of The Omen Project. Following the 'Trinity' nuclear test at the Alamogordo test range in New Mexico J Robert Oppenheimer remarked on this momentous occasion quoting the Bhagavad-Gita saying, "I have become death, destroyer of worlds" and the world would never be the same again as humanity gained the power to destroy the world. The Body Of Light is the alpha and the omega of The Omen Project.

  • The Body Of Light, slide series of 10, 1998
  • The Body Of Light, series of 5, Polaroid, 2003
  • Deep Black Incantation #1 (shadows video), 2001
  • Body of Light bookshelf:
    • The Body Of Light, book cutout #1 (On Thermal Nuclear War), 1997
    • J. Robert Oppenheimer, A Life Inside The Center, biography (Hard Cover)
    • The Bhagavad-Gita (paper back), opened to quote
    • Framed photograph of the first moments of the 'Trinity' explosion in 1945
    • Framed photograph of J. Robert Oppenheimer in 1950
 

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"Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."
   

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