Gallery: CONFLUX 2008 FESTIVAL: Wild Urban Nets and Street Spinning

 

This weekend, New York City’s streets are animated with urban lab experiments and psychogeographic mappings at the 2008 Conflux Festival. Amongst them are several projects that send tendrils out to explore the dynamics of fiber, vegetation, and information transference in the wilds of urban landscapes. From hand-spun urban flotsam to wild sound-capturing nets to audio tours of the city conducted by plants, these featured events cast a net out over the spirit of creative urban exploration while also sneaking in some real concerns about sustainability and our relationship to our immediate surroundings.

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