Month: October 2020

Shooting a large-scale public art installation

Sabine Hornig, an artist from Berlin, was invited by Public Art Fund to participate in a competition to create an installation for LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B – and she was awarded one of four large projects. We sat down with Sabine to hear the story of how her art evolved to include photography, what inspired her in creating the installation at LaGuardia, and how she achieved the final result. Hi Sabine, thanks so much for taking the time to speak with us about your incredible art. To start, we would love to hear how your art evolved to include photography. My background is actually in sculpting. At a certain point, I began incorporating large transparent photographs into my works. I first realized this at the Malmö Museum of Art in 1995. These works were quite large-scale and thus required high resolution images, as I had to enlarge them to the scale of the work. I find that the transparent images I have been working with become almost three dimensional in the space; it’s almost …