SYDNEY FESTIVAL PRESENTS
Shooting still images in Times Square, New York City, photographer Greg Barrett also recorded a short burst of video. Checking the footage later, he realised he’d captured not only a surging slice of life in the Big Apple’s centre, but someone in a SpongeBob SquarePants costume trying to attract the attention and generosity of passers-by for a solitary 45 minutes.
This inadvertent depiction of loneliness and isolation in a bustling city is accompanied by two pianolas providing a soundtrack of ten Holt’s cult piece Canto Ostinato. Music composed by Simeon ten Holt.
8 – 17 JAN 2015
8 – 17 JAN
12 – 8PM DAILY