"Philadelphia Walkscape | October 2014
It’s been a while since I posted any images from my separate Walkscape project that lives over at @conceptual_ben
In a nutshell #walkscapes are best described with the following statement.
We live in a time of radical documentation: Cameras are within easy reach and CCTVs record our every move. Our landscape and street corners are painstakingly documented. Time and space are mere elements to be observed, recorded and stored away.
My response has been to deconstruct and compress all these elements into a kaleidoscope of overlapping imagery. Walkscapes presents both sides of our visual tendencies: the obsessive documentation of the quotidian and our growing need to retain a modicum of anonymity.
The images are made from 30-100 merged pictures taken as I walk down a city block. All are made “in-phone” at the moment of capture.
#walkscape #art #conceptual” By benlowy on Instagram
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