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Butterflies and Buffalo, which features both the world's largest camera and the images it creates for photographer Dennis Manarchy. BandB runs all the way through October 31, so we'll discuss it in a separate post, soon.
The other installations of Level are along a stretch of the river from Michigan Avenue to Clark.
Skip message, by Daniel Sauter + Ketai LLC, is on the lower riverwalk between Clark and Dearborn. It also features a projection, along the concrete wall that separates the walk from lower Wacker, and it features a mobile phone weblink that allows you to send text to appear on the display.
Meandering River, based on mathematical equations scientists use to predict a river's morphology. To create this installation, these snapshots are etched onto thermal material, hung down at the center, and trailing off to bottom and the sides.
Site A takes video shot at a suburban site where the world's first nuclear reactor was rebuilt in 1943 and uses a rotating projector to cast the images across all the interior surfaces of the service room.
Level runs through Sunday at the locations on the map below. Stated time is 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., but it seems that many installations really don't get started until the sun goes down.