Gallery: SOFTlab’s Colorful Sculpture Brings a Modern Twist to Little I...

Image © Amanda Silvana Coen for InHabitat
Visitors to the traditional San Gennaro festival in Little Italy will find a modern twist welcoming them at the North Gate on Mulberry Street this year. A 25-foot colorful sculpture, Xtra Moenia hangs suspended between a street lamp and the surrounding buildings. Created by SOFTlab with support from St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, the large sculpture is made from Mylar panels and aluminum grommets and is relatively light for its size, weighing only 120 pounds.

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