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08.05.13 Bucky Turco

We showed you a preview of the art that the NYPD wanted to censor and now here is some actual video from the sound and light installation in the Park Avenue tunnel. It was created by artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer to help promote the DOT’s Summer Streets program. As you’ll see, it was basically like walking […]

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08.01.13 Kyle Petreycik

Starting this Saturday, the Park Avenue Tunnel will be open to pedestrians at the 33rd Street entrance, as part of Summer Streets, an event that turns nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets into car-less venues for various performances, cycling and art projects. For the occasion, Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer has created a unique light and sound installation […]

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07.31.13 Andy Cush

Next month, artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will turn the Park Avenue Tunnel into an interactive multimedia installation that celebrates free speech. Pedestrians (!) will record messages into an intercom, which will then be broadcast through the tunnel along with lights and other sounds. I can’t wait to try it. The NYPD, never content not to rain […]

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04.22.13 Kyle Petreycik

This Saturday, Parsons hosted Rhizome’s Seven on Seven conference — a unique art and technology event that carefully selects seven artists to work with seven technologists for a one-day-only intense session of design and planning. On the following day, each group presented their projects. One of this year’s best was a collaboration between Mexican-Canadian electronic artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and American […]

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