East Village Radio Station, New York, Apr. - Aug. 2006
Tempered glass, peach, silver and two-way mirror, polished brass, rough-steel, cherry wood, plywood, recycled truck tire carpet, black paint, hydraulic and pneumatic transmission jack, computer and DJ equipment.
Mirrors reflect and refract infinitely, creating a sense of endlessness. The angle from one sidewall to the other is 15 degrees. This 15-degree angle, which is a slice the 24th of a circle, is placed in such a way to generate a doughnut like virtual space. The mirror cladded back wall is also tilted at 15-degree angle. It reflects a grand tree behind the resident DJs and serves as a comfortable backrest for the built in bench. Only glass separates the 226 x 226cm DJ-Booth from the street, transforming the sidewalk into a party scene. The rhythm of NYC, music, and desire for an amazing space guided this project.
East Village Radio can be heard live at the station on 1st Avenue between 1st and 2nd Street and online on www.eastvillageradio.com.
Hua Jack Toh, Moises Royo Marquez
Nominated for the Swiss Art Awards in the category of architecture, exhibited during Art Basel 2007