Cities: Blackout NYC

The 2003 NYC Blackout was 10 years ago today. I was at work at Condé Nast that morning, and in the middle of making a phone call when the power went out, which must have been hilarious for whoever picked up my message days later. I remember the panic at looking out the window at … Continue reading Cities: Blackout NYC

Video: New York at 780fps

This video by James Nares is utterly hypnotic. Shot with a Phantomflex high-speed camera, it captures the microdramas of street life in midtown Manhattan in a supersharp 780 frames per second, and covers the distance between Bill Viola and Phillip Lorca-diCorcia. Think of all the things we miss, second-by-second hurrying through cities at normal … Continue reading Video: New York at 780fps