Boston Art Commission

Altering the City: Video Landscape | Traces of Wind and Water

Artist: Georgie Friedman

Neighborhood: Uphams Corner

Location: Strand Theatre : Outside, on the upper, brick, south-facing wall  


Strand Theatre : Outside, on the upper, brick, south-facing wall
543 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
42° 18' 57.9096" N, 71° 3' 57.4056" W

Medium: Video Installation

Time Frame: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Monday, November 14, 2016


Traces of Wind and Water: This video installation is made up of three sections: one section visually replants large trees on the site, their swaying tops visible from the street below; another transforms the Strand into an architectural/natural waterfall with a constant flow; and in the third, wild grasses spring up and dance in the wind. The sections rotate throughout the night. To view the artist's full statement click here, or go to

On view nightly: October 13 - November 14, 2016 from dusk to 11pm.* Best seen near the intersection of Columbia Rd and Hancock St Approx. Address: 531 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02125.

Artist Hours: An informal time to chat with the artist about the project.
Meet on the corner near 531 Columbia Rd.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and is made possible through the Boston Artists-in-Residence Program of the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture in collaboration with the Department of Neighborhood Development and the Parks and Recreation Department. Additional support has been provided by luminArtz of Boston, MA.
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