Present Absences | Brown University

In 2006, Christopher Witmore and Megan Goetsch, inspired by artist Janet Cardiff, undertook to create a peripatetic video walk responding to the installation of a new temporary sculpture by artist Patrick Dougherty on Brown’s College Green. Four years later, Dougherty’s sculpture is no more, and collaborating with Ian Russell, the original video from 2006 has been re-edited and is now represented allowing visitors to explore the present absences of the architecture of Dougherty’s temporary installation. The video is available as a podcast for mobile devices, and a map is available online to orientate visitors to the beginning of the walk – both through iTunesU and the Layar Reality Browser.

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