Topsy-Turvy : A Camera Obscura by Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder - Madison Square Park



Date: 03/01/13 through 04/05/13
Hours: 10am-5pm
Ages: All
Address:
Madison Avenue - 212-538-1884
New York, NY 10010
www.madisonsquarepark.org/art

Description: Topsy-Turvy: A Camera Obscura Installation (2013) by New York-based artists Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder will inaugurate Madison Square Park Conservancy's Mad. Sq. Art's spring 2013 season. will reimagine one of the world's oldest moving image devices into a life-sized 10-foot by 10-foot structure. Park visitors will be able to enter the interactive, large-scale installation, which will utilize the physical properties of light to capture images of the surrounding Flatiron District in real time. This centuries-old artistic medium will alter how visitors experience the park and engage with the various elements of New York City's urban landscape through a new and exciting lens.