UnMap Queens show at the Impossible Project 7.19.11No Comments

Please join us at the reception for an exhibit of the UnMap Project photos. Thursday, July 28th, from 6pm to 8pm at the Impossible Project, 425 Broadway, 5th Floor, in Manhattan.

Impossible Project, sponsor of UnMap Queens, is exhibiting sixteen large-scale prints from the project in their SoHo gallery. UnMap Queens, a collaboration with Carl Gambrell of Projector Creative, was a month-long exploration of  the mysterious back corners of Queens, rich in history and culture, but often overshadowed by New York’s other boroughs. Impossible Project, almost single-handedly trying to resurrect Polaroid photography, generously donated film and loaned us the wonderful Spectra Polaroid cameras, which have a wider aspect ratio than the more-familiar square format.

The show moves to Impossible’s gallery after a successful exhibit at the Queens College Art Center. The next phase of the UnMap project will take us to Carl Gambrell’s hometown of Auburn, New York, and to Rogers Park, the Chicago neighborhood where I grew up.