New Media Series—James Nares: Street
November 2, 2012–January 27, 2013
Filmed with high-speed recording technology, James Nares' video, Street
(2012), slows down the tempo of real-time events to a fraction of their normal speed. Nares aims his camera at the everyday activities of a busy metropolis. Set to an acoustic guitar soundtrack by Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, Street
follows New York City residents, commuters, and tourists as they walk along sidewalks peppered with street performers and children at play
Curated by Tricia Y. Paik, assistant curator of modern and contemporary art, Street
will be on view in Gallery 301 from November 2, 2012 through January 27, 2013.
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