Phantoms In Public Space

  • Eindhoven-based design firm EDHV initiated the Phantom Project, addressing the issues of street safety during night time. For LEV magazine they created a series of visuals by projecting images in back alleys during the night.

    A surreal perspective is set by the visual conflict of a ‘feel safe’ connotation of the images in a ‘feel afraid’ context of the spaces they are projected in. The question is if this method could be used as a solution for real safety issues in dark spaces all around the world. Attempting to answer that question, I first of all feel a little concerned about the projector…