COLOR WHEELZ : March 13 – March 15

Color Wheelz: Part 1

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Color Wheelz is designed to transform a 1997 Ford van into a traveling, participatory installation. This van travels through the five boroughs of NYC filled with playful activities, which facilitate exploration into the world of color. As a visitor, you may customize the inside and outside of the van by manipulating an array of color related items. These items include glowing neon wire, cling paper, velcro, magnets and projections. You can turn on neon wire, cut shapes out of cling paper, apply velcro to the seats and walls and choose from an assortment of colorful images to be projected onto the interior. Consider the color of objects that surround you, such as buildings, people, clothes, food and nature. Use these observations to inspire color patterns and designs that represent your current environment. Once the van is customized, it travels to a different location. Visitors in this location see Color Wheelz as a representation of where it came from and can re-design its appearance. Meet us at one of our locations to participate in this fun filled exploration and be sure let us how you think color relates to culture, communication and perception.

Results are documented through photographs, video, interviews and voice recordings. The event is publicized and published on the official website, facebook and twitter.

Where and When (see map above for detailed locations)

Saturday March 13

We will resume today’s schedule once the rain subsides
Please stay tuned

– Fort Green 11:00am – 1:00pm
– Eastern Parkway 1:30pm-3pm
– Brooklyn Museum 3:30 pm – 5:00pm
– Park Slope 5:30pm – 7pm

Sunday March 14

– Tompkins square 11:30-1pm
– Bleeker street 1:30- 2:30pm
– Chelsea 3pm – 4pm
– East Broadway 4:30 – 5:30

Monday March 15

– McCarren Park 11:30pm – 1pm
– Greenpoint 1:30 – 2:30
– Astoria 3pm – 4:30pm
– Queensbridge Park 5:00pm – 6:30pm