BENCH ZONE
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Bench Zone night installation
2006

Intention: to make an OW intervention for NYC street space (city property).
Action: placement of bench structure of plywood, repurposed utility planks, webbing, in front of Brooklyn bodega, with OW
logo-ed cones, warning tape.
john hawke BENCH ZONE
street context

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users

Reaction: daytime use of bench by eccentric persons, cones moved to accommodate parking cars, structure filled with
trash.
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Bench Zone after maintenance