11. Digital Fairytales Light Up the Manhattan Bridge
“Still” from Joon Kim’s Blue Fish, Digital medium, 2012, as part of LIGHT YEAR 9. “Silence,” curated by Leo Kuelbs, Presented by 3_Search. Photo by Tomas Eller
On March 2nd, from dusk to 10 pm, the Manhattan Bridge will light up with a new video art installation, Digital Fairytales: Album II, becoming the setting for some of the largest video art installations in New York City. The installation is Inspired by old German tales collected by Xavier von Schonwerth in the early 19th century, and combines visuals and sound with projected dimensions as large as 65 feet by 40 feet. Curated by Leo Kuelbs and Sandra Ratkovic, Digital Fairytales, Album II is presented as part of LIGHT YEAR in collaboration with the DUMBO Improvement District and the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT). LIGHT YEAR takes place on the first Thursday of each month in conjunction with the DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk.