Le Milieu du Monde: The Middle of the World

Sonar Space - Staten Island Ferry, New York, NY

Left: design drawing for Sonar Space by John Roloff with Werner Klotz

Right: installation of Sonar Space elements, production and installation by Werner Klotz

The Sonar Space Elements

Polished stainless steel and glass housing with video of side-scanning sonar of the NY harbor bottom/ferry passage.

Polished stainless steel latitude and longitude data of ferry terminals

Mid-passage sound performance - readings from nautical history

Digital light/water
graphic panel.

Project overview; Staten Island World Space; Video Wall Studies/Proposal

Commissioned by the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, Percent for Art Program and the New York City Department of Transportation, New York, NY 2000-06.