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Alumna presents outdoor installation art

Ann LePore’s “Upward Mobility” transforms ArtBloc - actually a pair of empty shipping containers - into an interactive outdoor sculpture at Hamilton Square Condominium, 232 Pavonia Ave., Jersey City, NJ. Ann is a member of the AU Class of 1996. By day, ArtBloc is a giant boom box emitting ambient sounds, while at night it’s a massive light box featuring computer-animated 3-D images. “Upward Mobility will be on view through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.

Ann’s subject is the landscape of Jersey City and its historical transformation from rural backwater to thriving urban center. She says the “images and installations I create are heavily influenced by my experiences not just as an artist, but as a member of a community …” Read more at:;co=f000000009816s-1158206718