Street Scene…outdoor room

For now this is how the final sequence on the cinematic city presents itself…

These are some referents that I’m looking at to start drawing the street city as an outdoor room,  New York urban vitality is centered less in its celebrated towers than in the spaces nestled among them-its streets. Endless stretches of avenues are break down into small overlapping neighborhoods, giving a small-town scale to one of the world’s largest cities. The street itself becomes a well-defined outdoor room, an outdoor auditorium which decorated facades serve as a backdrop of the outdoor space of remarkable vitality, which theatricality stages the universe of interactions, the ultimate “scene” the street. Discrepant details start to creep in, as in a dream, these peculiar details reveal that we are not in the Real City.

Reference Images from the next drawings in the following films: West Side Story, Dogville, Do the Right Thing, Enter the Void, Street Scene, …

 

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