Tuesday, August 04, 2009


Civilization is a stunning video installation that artist/director Marco Brambilla created for the elevator in The Standard Hotel, NYC. Brambilla worked with Crush who are a directorial collective and production company based in Toronto, Canada. Comprising of over 400 video clips and containing over 300 individual channels of looped video that blend into a multi-layered seamless scroll. It takes passengers riding the elevator on a trip from hell to heaven as theyascend and from heaven to hell as they descend.

Click here to watch a full screen version of the piece

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