Architecture frames our perspective of our neighbors, place, and history. The 1840s Waterburg Chapel testifies to the relationships and ideologies of previous generations. Originally built by the Bower family, Paul Chambers restored this former A.M.E. church winning a preservation award from Historic Ithaca in 2005. The Waterburg Chapel is a white building with a green roof in a brown landscape.
This is the site of Karen Brummundʼs digital installation in September 2010. For one night, the historic site of Ulyssesʼ first light bulb will flicker with a stream of images and light. The play between projected images and architecture (or shape and form) creates a multi-dimensional perspective of the environment. Karenʼs temporary interventions have been called both “puzzling” and “surprising,” creating a totally new way to experience familiar places. (.pdf read the full press release)