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A Pause in the City That Never Sleeps

Sebastian Errazuriz2015-01-01/2015-01-31

Times Square Arts

Times Square Arts

Sebastian Errazuriz is a Chilean-born, New York based artist and designer who creates singular and provocative works in a variety of areas and disciplines. With a black and white moving image of a repeating yawn positioned at the city's touristic core, "A Pause in the City That Never Sleeps" stands in contrast to the outstanding, colorful Times Square advertisements and acts as a disruptive comment on contemporary society, needs, and frustrations. A simple, everyday habit is used as a way to engage visitors visually and physically (the yawn's chain reaction) while commenting on contemporary overexposure to information and its consequences.

Presented by Times Square Advertising Coalition
Curated by Times Square Arts
Presented in partnership with Performance Space 122's COIL Festival

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  • Title: A Pause in the City That Never Sleeps
  • Creator: Sebastian Errazuriz
  • Date: 2015-01-01/2015-01-31
  • Provenance: Sebastian Errazuriz, 2015
  • Type: Video
  • External Link: Times Square Arts
  • Medium: Video

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