POST LUMEN

 

photo Lance Reha

photo Lance Reha

The Lumen festival (see posts below) was quite succesful. Close to 5000 people attended, which is a lot for an art event, especially on Staten Island, which is not exactly the most art-minded borough of New York City. Congratulations to curator Monica Valenzuela and the whole crew.

The location contributed much to the success. On the bank of the river, with huge boats passing by, the port of Bayonne on the other side and further away the skyline of Manhattan, it all looked glorious in the sunset and the night. The workers of Atlantic Salts shaped mountains and hills of salts just like the artists wanted them. A big thanks to them too.

Below a few pictures of some of my works in the show. Unfortunately not of all, and none of the pictures is taken at night. That’s too bad because, with their internal illumination, they were meant to be seen at night. But that’s quite a challenge for a photographer.

There was an official photographer charged with documenting the event. Unfortunately, his priority seemed to be to take pictures of people eating and drinking, etc, rather than documenting the art. His pics can be seen HERE.  I saw scores of people taking pictures of my work so if you would have any good ones, send them to me, I’ll be grateful. Here’s what I have:

lumen-2016_Ronse_Red Queen

“Red Queen” Photo Lance Reha

"A place to stay", detail. Photo Ann Marie McDonnell

“A place to stay”, detail. Photo Ann Marie McDonnell

People watching the river and art on the other side of the wall. Photo Lance Reha

People watching the river and  the art on the other side of the wall. Photo Lance Reha

Light Tower. Photo Ann Marie McDonnell

Light Tower. Photo Ann Marie McDonnell

 

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