openhouse gallery: park here openhouse gallery: park here
jan 17, 2011

openhouse gallery: park here

‘park here’ openhouse gallery, new york on now until 30th january 2011

‘park here’ at the openhouse gallery in new york image courtesy openhouse gallery

serving as a welcome escape from the winter cold, new york’s multipurpose exhibition space openhouse gallery is hosting an indoor pop-up park where visitors are encouraged to lounge around on the faux-grass. running until the end of january, ‘park here’ offers the normal comforts of a public green space including fake trees, reflecting pond, a see saw, and even an audio recording of chirping birds.

interior view image courtesy openhouse gallery

reflecting pond and bench image courtesy openhouse gallery

fake foliage image courtesy openhouse gallery

visitors taking advantage of ‘park here’ image courtesy serge de garcia

image courtesy serge de garcia

exterior image courtesy openhouse gallery

street face image courtesy openhouse gallery

  • It’s a kind of fake-strange nightmare to me!. I think that is realy possible to do this, but with a real trees and plants, and maybe animals, using a greenhouse technology.

    HUEMAN says:
  • It’s good!

    coolh22 says:
  • omg super adorable

    pip says:
  • To see the audio and surround.

    1245 says:
  • interesting – it was negative 5 F here yesterday, so I find this very appealing right now

    however, the literalness weakens it – I believe this sort of thing would be much stronger if it were a bit more abstract – the “pond” begins to head in that direction, but not very far

    this is too much like Disney on a budget

    dbkii says:
  • …and in summer they pull the leaves off the trees and pump a load of artificial snow into it?

    Dr. Design says:
  • it seems an interesting place to test a new application of mobile numerical device giving the name, origin, utilizations,… of plants that stand right before you during the visit

    @AQueyrel says:

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