New York WalkAbout: City of Trash

WalkAbout: the World as Image, Imagination, and Idea is a new series by artist and writer Barbara Confino. A leisurely inquiry into the interplay between the real and the fantastic, each WalkAbout takes place at the crossroads of the mind and the world at large.

Barbara Confino: New York WalkAbout: City of Trash


Other WalkAbouts by Barbara Confino:

Scientific WalkAbout: Report from the big bang

Times Square WalkAbout: The adoration of the Faithful

Brooklyn WalkAbout: The Back Yards of Bay Ridge

Coney Island Walkabout

Paris Walkabout: The Painter Assadour

The Good Life in Berlin


Text and photos by Barbara Confino in New York; Thursday, March 21, 2013

Barbara Confino is an artist and writer based in New York City. Her work has been featured at the Brooklyn Museum and is housed in such collections as the British Museum Library, the Bibliotheque Nationale de France and the Staatsbibliothek of Berlin. She is Associate Editor of the New York Photo Review, where she reviews the current photography scene. For two years she was Artist-In-Residence at New York’s Polytechnic University and she teaches at CUNY’s New York City College of Technology. Her installation, the Genetic Wars, can be seen at Further writings of Barbara Confino can be found at



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