“I in the Sky” in Times Square

“I in the Sky” in Times Square
Christine Huang
  • 7 march 2008

Artist Raul Vincent Enriquez is making Times Square a little more human. On a huge LED screen, 48 stories in the sky, flash faces of men and women – smiling, purring, grimacing, taunting – all part of the Brooklyn-based artist’s “I in the Sky” series, which launched yesterday. Each 2,500-sq. foot portrait was taken in a specially-designed photobooth in the chashama gallery. Subjects were asked to sit in the booth for 30 seconds while a camera snapped pics at one shot a second. Some adjustments were made to the pictures to make the video portraits come to life, as Wired explains:

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