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A Pause in the City That Never Sleeps

A Pause in the City That Never Sleeps
Sebastian Errazuriz (NYC/Chile)

A continuous yawn is projected repeatedly in Times Square. Advertising screens fill with an omnipresent head looking down from the skies, yawning amongst the commercial vibrancy. A contagion of yawns begins, defiantly resisting the epicenter of New York’s constant sensory overload. After some time, the masses disperse, unconsciously continuing to carry with them the infectious message.
At midnight each night, join us in spreading an epidemic of yawns throughout the city, finishing each day of the Festival with a moment of communal respite.
On the very last night of COIL, Saturday January 17th at 11:45pm, meet us in Duffy Square (Broadway and 46th) for a gathering with the artist. Stay Awake!

“Sebastian Errazuriz is half merry prankster, half brooding death-poet. But he’s all artist and all designer.” — Interview Magazine

Co-presented with Times Square Arts and the Times Square Advertising Coalition

Jan 1 – 31 – 11:57PM-MIDNIGHT

Gathering – Jan 17 – 11:45PM
(Duffy Square, B’way & 46th St)

Times Square, Manhattan


A Pause in the City that Never Sleeps is the January Midnight Moment, presented by Times Square Advertising Coalition and curated by Times Square Arts, the public art program of the Times Square Alliance.

Dates: Jan 1 - 31

Type: Installation, Multimedia

Premiere Status: World Premiere

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