Where is the Center of a City? | green streets | Scoop.it

Artist Aram Bartholl built and installed towering wooden sculptures in various cities, placing them exactly in the spots that Google Maps had determined to be the city center of each respective city.

By blowing Google’s red markers up to “life-size” and physically planting them in actual places, Bartholl brings attention to the blurring between real and virtual space. His sculptures ask the question: where is the center of a city?