by Urban Omnibus • February 25th, 2015
Singer-songwriter and composer Gabriel Kahane describes the way architecture, literature, and historical research inform his compositions and why he's drawn to storytelling tied to place.
What if a hundred people came together to create a weekend of experiences engineered specifically for you? Architect and writer Abraham Burickson discusses the performance collective he co-founded and the ways we ascribe profound meaning to place.
by Urban Omnibus • October 24th, 2012
With two new sculptures now on view in New York City, artist Leo Villareal talks with us about finding inspiration in nanotechnology, creating communal experiences, and capturing the beauty and power of light.
by Urban Omnibus • October 3rd, 2012
Christopher Payne -- whose photographs have documented abandoned structures, obsolete industrial processes, and American craftsmanship -- discusses photography's potential to remind us of our disappearing histories.
by Urban Omnibus • August 22nd, 2012
Steve Duncan -- historian, photographer and explorer -- reflects on wastewater infrastructure, underground rivers, and the thrills and urban lessons he's discovered beneath the surface of cities.
From a personal story of industrial decline to a national exploration of energy production, the artist discusses the themes that connect his body of work, including his current exhibition of photographs of some of New York's extraordinary and idiosyncratic trees.
by Urban Omnibus • November 3rd, 2010
Photographer Stanley Greenberg talks to us about hidden systems, the photographer’s role in inspiring transformation, and issues of access, security and the public's right to know.
by Urban Omnibus • September 1st, 2010
In our fourth of a series of artist interviews, Swoon discusses how the urban environment informs her work, from Brooklyn streets to Venetian canals to post-earthquake Haiti.