Spring Shines Underground

Spring Shines Underground

As snow and ice hits the East Coast, New Yorkers are happy to enjoy a glimpse of springtime via a striking underground lightbox installation created by Brooklyn-based artist Leah Oates 91 IL.

On display at the Bryant Park subway station through June, Park Windows provides a panoramic vista of local greenery and is part of the artist’s ongoing Transitory Space series.

“I make multiple exposures of specific frames to [reflect] more accurately the visual cacophony we experience—the many realities we live at once.”

“Every moment captured on film is over as soon as the shutter clicks,” Oates notes. “I make multiple exposures of specific frames to [reflect] more accurately the visual cacophony we experience—the many realities we live at once.”

Oates, who owns and runs Station Independent Projects on the Lower East Side, recently showed her work at Susan Eley Fine Art in NYC and also has a piece in When Language Meets Art, a group exhibition on view through January 28 at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts in Lubbock, TX.

Transitory Space, Brooklyn, Prospect Park, Blue Tree Look Up #23 (2014) C-Print


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