Camera Rosetum

  • Location:
    New York

As part of the 13th Annual D.U.M.B.O. Art-Under-The-Bridge festival, Sean Capone will present a large-scale, site specific video installation within the Archway concourse. The event will run on Friday and Saturday evenings from around 7pm-10pm.

In this installation, titled Camera Rosetum, a series of video projectors illuminates the ceiling span of the Archway with evolving constellations of patterns, arabesques, and floral motifs, evoking the sensual atmosphere and ornamentation of baroque architecture. Within these shifting fields and cycles is the outline of a miniature, speculative cosmology.

Camera Rosetum is an ongoing multi-media project which explores the relationship between new media aesthetics and the symbolic representation of nature.The site was chosen for its similarity in scale and grandeur to that of a cathedral or an observatory, spaces designed for the purpose of observing and contemplating the sublime.

The Archway is a 7000sf tunnel that runs under the Manhattan Bridge. After years of advocacy, this historic site is once again open to the public after being closed for 17 years.

The Dumbo Arts Center (DAC) is proud to announce the FREE 13th annual D.U.M.B.O. Art Under the Bridge Festival® from Sept. 25th to Sept. 27th, 2009. The three-day multi-site neighborhood-wide event is a one-of-a-kind art happening. The now teenage D.U.M.B.O. Art Under the Bridge Festival® presents touchable, accessible, and interactive art, on a scale that makes it the nation's largest urban forum for experimental art.
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