Category Archives: urban space

A photographer who worked on O’Connell Bridge for 50 years

Man on Bridge is an interactive documentary about Arthur Fields, a Dublin based street photographer who captured an estimated 182,500 photos of passersby on O’Connell Bridge. Arthur was out in all weather with his camera 365 days a year for … Continue reading

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3d Model of Dubrovnik Constructed from Flickr Photos

This 3D reconstruction of Dubrovnik, Croatia was made entirely by computers from photos sourced on Flickr. It contains 4,619 images and nearly 3.5 million 3D points. This project is referenced by Victor Burgin in his keynote presentation at Urban Encounters: … Continue reading

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Loitering Theatre

Loitering Theatre is a project by Nina McGowan and Caroline Campbell which “uses customised helicopters (the AR.Drone) to fly beyond the normal street view to access and film previously inaccessible and unseen views of the city“. It was shown at … Continue reading

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Social Life of Small Urban Places

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Will Eisner and Francis Alys

I have, here, undertaken a series of vignettes built around nine elements which, taken together, are my portrayal of a big city…any city. Seen from afar, major cities are an accumulation of big buildings, big population and big acreage. For me it … Continue reading

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Neville Gabie

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Chris Burden – Metropolis II

I posted a video of this sculpture at a n earlier stage in its production here . Today boingboing have featured this slicker video of the (almost) finished thing.

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Chris Burden – Metropolis II

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Momo and Francis Alys

Above is a video by a graffiti artist named Momo about writing a  tag the width of  Manhattan by dripping paint from a can attached to the back of his bike. The tag was done in2006 but went unnoticed for … Continue reading

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Jellyfish Theatre

The Jellyfish theatre is constructed entirely from recycled materials including pallets and water cooler containers.Its a project by artist and architect Martin Kaltwasse and Folke Kobberling in collaboration with the Red Room film and theatre company. There’s more info at … Continue reading

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