ART
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in the Public Realm
Reach New York, An Urban Musical Instrument, 1996
Artworks: Installation

Artist
Christopher Janney
Collection
MTA Arts & Design
Dates
  • Installed, 1996
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Description
Reach New York is located along the platforms of the BMT Broadway line. It consists of a rack hanging from the ceiling of each platform with sensors along the length. Waving your hand in front of a sensor creates a corresponding sound from the rack-- on the other side of the station. People on opposite platforms or opposite ends of the same platform can interact using the instrument; artist Christopher Janney conceived the piece as a way to promote exchange between strangers.
Courtesy of MTA Arts for Transit
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Location
W. 34th St. & Broadway
New York, NY 10001
United States

Platform, 34th St - Herald Sq subway station
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