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* LED representation of water
Light Emitting diodes (LEDs) displaying live-feed video of the surface of
the Delaware River sourced from a camera pointed east.
Never the same twice, the real-time images of the Delaware River
streaming overhead shift constantly according to weather and lighting
conditions, as well as boating patterns and river wildlife. Drawing
attention toward the waterfront these images also encourage viewers
to reimagine the cascading noise of overpass traffic as the sound of
waves. By reciprocating the gesture made by the Race Street Pier, an
urban park that brings the city to the river, Marquee brings the river to
* West side of the I-95 overpass.
Race, East of 2nd.
* 39.953750,-75.141600 [map]
* On the Old City tour
* See also:
+greenhousemedia.com (Aaron Igler and Matthew Suib)
+pafa.edu Richard Torchia faculty page