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Escalator takes the ideas of ascent and descend and crashes them together with thoughts about memory, resolution and apprehension. A patchwork of shapes coalesces, a quilt of bricks and mortar. Roughly hewn, worn down. Battered bricks. Evidence of history, of people, walking and work.

Escalator is a set of stairs taken from a warehouse space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escalator takes the ideas of ascent and descend and crashes them together with thoughts about of memory, resolution and apprehension. A patchwork of shapes, coalesces as a quilt of bricks and mortar. Roughly hewn, worn down. Battered bricks. Evidence of history, of use, of work.They defy easy interpretation, a likelihood of recognition but fleeting like memory. A staircase frozen in space. Fluid surface frozen in time. So the title comes from this recognition of these stairs as representing a waypoint in an upward trajectory.
The staircase is symbolic of both progress and oppression. People are transported to higher ground, wider horizons or shunted down into the dungeon, trapped beneath traditions and laws.
Escalator is a set of stairs taken from a warehouse space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escalator takes the ideas of ascent and descend and crashes them together with thoughts about of memory, resolution and apprehension. A patchwork of shapes, coalesces as a quilt of bricks and mortar. Roughly hewn, worn down. Battered bricks. Evidence of history, of use, of work.They defy easy interpretation, a likelihood of recognition but fleeting like memory. A staircase frozen in space. Fluid surface frozen in time. So the title comes from this recognition of these stairs as representing a waypoint in an upward trajectory.
Escalator is a set of stairs taken from a warehouse space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escalator takes the ideas of ascent and descend and crashes them together with thoughts about of memory, resolution and apprehension. A patchwork of shapes, coalesces as a quilt of bricks and mortar. Roughly hewn, worn down. Battered bricks. Evidence of history, of use, of work.They defy easy interpretation, a likelihood of recognition but fleeting like memory. A staircase frozen in space. Fluid surface frozen in time. So the title comes from this recognition of these stairs as representing a waypoint in an upward trajectory.
Escalator is a set of stairs taken from a warehouse space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escalator takes the ideas of ascent and descend and crashes them together with thoughts about of memory, resolution and apprehension. A patchwork of shapes, coalesces as a quilt of bricks and mortar. Roughly hewn, worn down. Battered bricks. Evidence of history, of use, of work.They defy easy interpretation, a likelihood of recognition but fleeting like memory. A staircase frozen in space. Fluid surface frozen in time. So the title comes from this recognition of these stairs as representing a waypoint in an upward trajectory.

Ascend, rise up, progress. Virtues people aspire to through education, work and chance. To scale is to climb. To scale is to change the ratio of a measurement. In both senses one might climb to new heights or change ones position.

Escalator is a set of stairs taken from a warehouse space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escalator takes the ideas of ascent and descend and crashes them together with thoughts about of memory, resolution and apprehension. A patchwork of shapes, coalesces as a quilt of bricks and mortar. Roughly hewn, worn down. Battered bricks. Evidence of history, of use, of work.They defy easy interpretation, a likelihood of recognition but fleeting like memory. A staircase frozen in space. Fluid surface frozen in time. So the title comes from this recognition of these stairs as representing a waypoint in an upward trajectory.

Descend, climb down, degressive. A descent by stages or steps. For every staircase leading up to new heights, the same flight of stairs leads down, returning.

Escalator is a set of stairs taken from a warehouse space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escalator takes the ideas of ascent and descend and crashes them together with thoughts about of memory, resolution and apprehension. A patchwork of shapes, coalesces as a quilt of bricks and mortar. Roughly hewn, worn down. Battered bricks. Evidence of history, of use, of work.They defy easy interpretation, a likelihood of recognition but fleeting like memory. A staircase frozen in space. Fluid surface frozen in time. So the title comes from this recognition of these stairs as representing a waypoint in an upward trajectory.

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Escalator is a set of stairs taken from a warehouse space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escalator takes the ideas of ascent and descend and crashes them together with thoughts about of memory, resolution and apprehension. A patchwork of shapes, coalesces as a quilt of bricks and mortar. Roughly hewn, worn down. Battered bricks. Evidence of history, of use, of work.They defy easy interpretation, a likelihood of recognition but fleeting like memory. A staircase frozen in space. Fluid surface frozen in time. So the title comes from this recognition of these stairs as representing a waypoint in an upward trajectory.

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