Alexander Rosenberg, The Built/Unbuilt Square

Alexander Rosenberg 


The Built/Unbuilt Square (2017)  

Modified coin-operated binoculars, steel, cement, aluminum, iPads, optical lenses, augmented reality software, high-capacity battery packs, black paint, wood, glass, and Rittenhouse Square 



Artwork: Alexander Rosenberg

Collaborators: Night Kitchen and Hilary Wang

Project Manager: Corin Wilson

Partners: Mural Arts Philadelphia, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, The City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Friends of Rittenhouse Square, and Philadelphia Art Alliance. The Built/Unbuilt Square was presented as a part of Monument Lab: Philadelphia (Citywide Exhibition, 2017).

Major support for Monument Lab 2017 projects staged in Philadelphia’s five squares provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. An expanded artist roster and projects at additional neighborhood sites made possible by the William Penn Foundation. Generous additional support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Full list of exhibition sponsors.