"What's that Wall-About?"
In April 2014, BNYDC released a Yard-wide request for proposals to beautify this 66-foot stretch of wall on the Yard’s perimeter along the Brooklyn Greenway. Yard tenants were encouraged to submit proposals from a variety of disciplines including public art, craftsmanship and greenscape installation. BNYDC selected Paul Campbell’s A Day in a Life at the Brooklyn Navy Yard for its creativity and unique use of technology and art to share the stories of those who work within the Yard with our surrounding communities outside the wall. BNYDC intends to seek proposals on an annual basis thus making this section of the wall a canvas for the many talented artists, designers and craftspeople that call the Yard home.
The mural follows a selection of 10 people that work in the Yard. Using their smartphones, participants were encouraged to track a typical day commuting into and around the Yard using a free downloadable GPS tracking app. To learn more about the project, the artist, and the participating Yard tenants, CLICK HERE for an interactive experience.