jodi shapiro

The Gates, Central Park, 2005

the gates

I spent a rainy day shadowing one of the crews who were assembling The Gates. It was pretty astounding watching eight strangers, from all sorts of backgrounds, working together to make this happen. Perhaps that was the underlying point of the project; to build mini-communities.

This photograph appeared on page 65 of the May 2005 issue of Artforum.