Hyperallergic Article

The book Landing Lights Park was reviewed in an article for Hyperallergic.

Allison Meier writes in the article:

“In Landing Lights Park, those bombastic architectural touches — such as stone lions and colorful ornate fences — are interrupted by the planes. Yet despite the incredible noise, and blasts of air, these planes bring to the neighborhood, Rothenberg’s photographs have a surprising stillness. Whether in the soaring aircrafts, or the expressions of the people onboard, his compositions find quiet moments in this daily contrast between cacophonous flight and the lives below.”

'Landing Lights Park' available soon at NYABF

My new book Landing Lights Park is now available for preorder on the ROMAN NVMERALS website. You can order online or pickup a copy in person at Printed Matter's New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 September 21-23, 2018. 


from romannvmerals.com:

Rothenberg focuses on the neighborhood that lies beneath the whining roar and shadows of inbound jetliners landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport in Queens. Rothenberg’s photographs explore this extraordinary intrusion within a landscape of the ordinary.

‘Landing Lights Park’ offers  a sequence of disorienting photographic collisions. Neighborhood details and intruding airplanes are interspersed with portraits of passengers in midair as they gaze out their windows moments before landing, taken from the ground with a telephoto lens. Includes short essays by Gideon Jacobs.

Gideon Jacobs is a writer who has contributed to The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and Bomb Magazine, among others. Previously, he was creative director at the photo cooperative Magnum Photos. For more: gideon.works