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“Blinkofaneye” is Tomasz Górnicki’s newest installation in the streets of Warsaw occupying one of the narrow openings of the railway bridge on Wisłostrada route.
The sculpture of a newborn, the artists son, has been placed under the bridge,2,5 meters above the ground.The sculpture appears to us as if it was falling, but this movement is paused. Only a thin line of light that during the day falls through the opening of the railway above it showing the passing of time. It moves like a pendulum, from left to right, day after day. According to Górnicki, the light displays the time-lapse in which this specific moment is caught hence the title “blink of an eye”.
Photo © Norbert Piwowarczyk
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Author: Fran

Founder and editor of Urbanite. Street Art lover who after the finishing her MA thesis on the muralist movement in the 1920-50s, developed a fascination for street art and graffiti that eventually led to collaborations with different art blogs, including the creation of this one.