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How Close is Too Close?
A Project Proposal by Sarah Dahnke
Introduction to concept:
In the summer of 2010, a controversy erupted in the media regarding a proposed multi-faith Islamic cultural center and mosque and its proximity to the former site of the World Trade Center. Many of the opposition parties opposed such an institution being established on [...]
As promised, I did a re-scout of the area around the WTC this past week, looking for spaces that might be appropriate for my new, more focused idea.
I had decided to essentially scout the streets around the perimeter of the World Trade Center, and after walking around for a while, I approached One Liberty Plaza [...]
After banging my head against the wall trying to figure out how to really get at the heart of my previous concept, I finally had a bit of a lightbulb “aha!” moment. I realized the part of my concept that was most important to me was the confusion about something that is meant for everyone [...]