Director: James Nares

Institute History

  • 2014 Sundance Film Festival


Using a high-speed HD camera, painter/photographer/video artist James Nares slows down the densely busy streets of New York City to create this fascinating and mesmerizing video installation. Hot dog vendors, children on scooters, lovers, fighters, pigeons, bike riders, traffic cops, even the flick of a cigarette butt sailing through the air and onto the curb—all take on an ethereal presence. The experience is infused with an evocative acoustic 12-string guitar soundtrack from Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore.

Street can be viewed outdoors, on Swede Alley just north of Heber Street, between dusk and 10:00 p.m.

— Shari Frilot

Screening Details


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