Best of Brooklyn: Matchmaker in Times Square
BROOKLYN - An interactive sculpture designed by a DUMBO artist may be responsible for some newfound love in Times Square.
DUMBO designer Bryan Young, and his firm Young Projects, created a structure called the Matchmaker, which entices viewers to stand on their astrological sign and gaze through a periscope. The hope is to find true love on the other side of the structure staring back at you.
“We wanted to make something that would be more than a backdrop for photographs,” said Young. “Something that would draw the public in to the sculpture and actually create an experience."
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The structure will be in Times Square until next month, when it can be found in DUMBO.