"Brooklyn Buzz" - multimedia project

June 12, 2013

The “Brooklyn Buzz” series by Alessandro Cosmelli and Gaia Light presents an extended visual exploration of Brooklyn, New York, and its inhabitants viewed through the frame of a bus window. The initial project was conceived, developed, and realized in the summer of 2010 (May-September) as a symbolic, photographic portrait of America in this specific time in history, a time of transition and constant, if not relentless, transformation profoundly related to the post-2007 global economic downturn and its effects on society, politics, and culture. Yet, beneath all of these more abstract terms is the very real and very precise terms of day-to-day life in the late-modern metropolis and its effects on singular human beings. (Alessandro Cosmelli & Gaia Light

Read more about the project in Holly Bailey's article on Yahoo! News.