Isaiah 9: the writing on the wall

An installation for Midnight Mass, 2010 at S. Thomas the Apostle, Elson: a number of projectors will silently (and slightly out of sync) project a loop of these words from the Prophet Isaiah onto the walls of the Church during the offering of the Mass to accompany the proclamation of the birth of Jesus.

This version is 6 minutes long, the production version runs slower at 26 mins per cycle/loop.

The inspiration comes from messing around with projections on the wall when the Church was arranged properly in the round for Nine Lessons and Carols. These wall projections are needed when some face away from the screen, and I like the idea of the foretelling of the Messiah wherever you look.

Feel free to download and use as you wish. Both versions available from Agnus Dei at