VILLAGE VOICE: “The Google Riis” (2012)

Doug Rickard: ‘A New American Picture’, November 2012 The primary photographer behind the portraits of urban desolation in this oddly affecting show is a robot—the indifferent, computer-controlled spherical camera mounted on Google’s Street View cars. Although designed to document buildings and landmarks for navigational purposes, the eyeball-like machines are also taking snapshots of life at […]