MAP Reader Spotlight: Robert Hooman's "Anatomy of a Sign"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday January 15, 2013

As a photographer, Robert Hooman’s work has appeared in two editions of the American Photography annual. But Hooman is also creating impressive work as a filmmaker: A case in point is his Anatomy of a Sign. Commissioned by New York City’s Department of Transportation for its blog and other city department websites, the film highlights the DOT’s work in fabricating and installing some one million street signs each year. “The challenge was making a film about something we see everyday all over the city, but never really give much thought to,” notes Hooman.

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