...the thing Itself

Video Installation, DV video,wood panels, mixed media 15:00 2000 (excerpt legth 3:30)
Vélez role: Director, Camera, Editor, Fabricator

A site specific video installation created as an Artist in Residence at the World Trade Center, New York.The viewer stepped into a booth which had an opening facing out the window at the WTC. A one way mirror placed over the window opening created the illusion of text and images (playing back from a video) appearing to float superimposed over the real view from the WTC.

Partially funded by The Jerome Foundation, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Presented at the 91st Floor of the World Trade Center 2000

Video documentation exhibited at Microviews Exhibition, Municipal Arts Society, NY, 2002

A modified video documentation will be part of a national tour during 2004