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Floating Cinema
New York Harbor

Floating Cinema is a radical juxtaposition of two ideas: a cinema and an open air boat, a moving theater on water. Cinema is normally an interiorized experience; here, the "journey" becomes real as well as metaphorical. Placed against the skyline of the city, the purity of the cinematic experience is altered by displacement as it exploits fantastic and surrealist notions which lie below the surface of both the cinema and the city.

The idea is simple: to erect a screen, seating and a bar on an existing platform of a barge, then add propulsion, and launch into the nighttime waters off the coast of New York. It is at once a pleasure boat and a sci-fi vessel, experienced as a dream.