Washington, DC

From a press release:

Video artist Alberto Roblest brings his latest public art project to the heart of Adams Morgan for two nights only November 5 + 6, 2010. “Present Interval/Intervalo del Tiempo” is a temporary video installation that will transform the alleyway at the intersection of 18th Street and Columbia Road NW into a museum experience without the museum or even a roof. It will, in fact, be a cultural experience that you can stroll through under a starry sky.

“Present Interval” is part of the “Circling the Issue” series of public art projects that reflect on the inner lives we lead while going about our daily routines. Using video projectors, Roblest will broadcast his signature form of videoart (a subgenre know as videopoetry) onto buildings in the alley behind SunTrust Bank’s Adams Morgan branch. Images will pan left and right across the curved back wall of the bank building using a motorized mirror system custom-built by the project’s technicaladvisor Joseph Kinnard. Additional projectors will throw moving images against other walls in the alleyway, transforming this much-traversed public space with a kaleidoscope of images and sound.

WHERE: Adams Morgan – The SunTrust Bank alley
intersection of 18th Street + Columbia Road NW

WHEN: Fri. + Sat., Nov. 5 + 6, AFTER DARK!


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