Narrow Focus

Williamstown, Massachusetts is surrounded by 20th century industrial buildings that mostly go unnoticed by everyone who lives there. Either they're in slow motion, or the whole town is in fast-forward.

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The piece is a digital collage of ink drawings. I wrote a program that takes a set of drawings, cuts them into vertical slices, and layers the slices back on top of each other. The whole thing is 188 inches long so the rendered image ended up being incredibly large — so large that my laptop couldn't even generate the whole thing at once.

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