Brooklyn Bridge (2007)

This piece is part of a series of work dealing with the idea of collective gestalt. It is comprised of nearly 100 images of the Brooklyn Bridge, taken by 74 individual photographers under a Creative Commons license. The images were arranged sequentially to form a single, archetypal gesture that describes the space through a range of vantage points. The result is an assemblage of different perspectives and moments in time. It elevates the meaning of gesture from a singular or disparate occurrence to a multiplicity, a link between individual agents. It raises questions of a universal perception of space across cultures, as well as the collective meaning of place, in particular a place--like the Brooklyn Bridge--of pivotal, even global significance.

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This piece is part of a series of work dealing with the idea of collective gestalt. It is comprised of nearly 100 images of the Brooklyn Bridge, taken by 74 individual photographers under a Creative Commons license. The images were arranged sequentially to form a single, archetypal gesture that describes the space through a range of vantage points. The result is an assemblage of different perspectives and moments in time. It elevates the meaning of gesture from a singular or disparate occurrence to a multiplicity, a link between individual agents. It raises questions of a universal perception of space across cultures, as well as the collective meaning of place, in particular a place--like the Brooklyn Bridge--of pivotal, even global significance.

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