“Roosevelt Station” by Photographer David Rothenberg
David Rothenberg (beforehand featured right here) is a photographer and educator based totally completely completely in Authentic York. A number of of his predominant duties have been bid towards the backdrop of his residence borough of Queens, together with his preferred photobook, “Roosevelt Diagram” (Perimeter Editions, 2021). Taken between 2019 and 2020, the pictures in “Roosevelt Diagram” had been made internal the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue/74th Avenue educate design. Rothenberg’s matters—commuters, vacationers, panhandlers, missionaries—are stable throughout the glow of the design’s stained glass residence home windows, reworking the candid mundanity of the every day hustle right into a assortment of theatrical tableaus.
As described throughout the commentary by writer Perimeter Editions: “In a cultural second struck by disaster and division, these images really feel love a type of unifying treatise. No matter who they’re, the construct they’re been and the construct they’re going, these commuters trot the equivalent concourses and climb the equivalent steps—each illuminated by a celestial glow.”