Artist Caleb Charland blends art and science in “Back to Light,” his wonderful photo series of batteries made out of fruit, vinegars, and other everyday materials.
Some of the photos feature small batteries made out of a single fruit, but Charland has also rigged giant batteries—in one case out of 300 potatoes in a farm field. Charland’s work is currently on display at the Schneider Gallery in Chicago through June 29, 2013. He also has an upcoming show at Gallery Kayafas in Boston, May 17 to June 22, 2013.
Potato Power, LaJoie Growers LLC, Van Buren, Maine
Garage of Organic Batteries
Limes and Lemons
Vinegar Batteries with Glassware and Shelf
Electricity From a Ring of Apples
Fruit Battery Still Life (Citrus)
Grapefruit and Pomelo Battery
Battery From a Single Potato