Robert Montgomery classifies his installations as "recycled sunlight", a combination of solar cells and neon. It adds another layer of depth to an already poetic statement.
The people we love are like this ... like a message lit up by sunlight that was caputred before the dark came. In absence we don't just carry their memory. We carry the very real glow of the life we shared - brilliant and bright enough to become alight even though they're gone.