By Rebeca Ramirez, Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
Stroll by the corner of Fort Greene Park entrance at Myrtle Avenue and Washington Park to see the Heart Seat, a public seating element that made of a repurposed water tank. The eye-catching piece was created by Brooklyn based-design studio Stereotank, founded by architects Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente, both Brooklyn-based artists.
Heart Seat was originally commissioned for the juried Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, where it greeted thousands of visitors first as a heart-shaped participative installation. It then traveled to DUMBO to welcome visitors to the Pearl Street Triangle. Heart Seat is on view Now – October 2015.
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