Bloor Street, 'Walking by', Julian Opie, Artist - 2006

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WALKING BY! This moving digital billboard by Englishman Julian Opie was commissioned & installed by Rogers Cable in 2006.

It is actually called 'People Walking', but I think my title is better. The flat screen measures 10 ft by 6 ft and features life-sized electronic humans walking randomly in both directions 24 hrs a day. Rogers is one of the largest cable and telecommunication company in Canada.

Another (2013) image, by a famous Toronto photographer ;-) can be seen here!

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Tomros on December 23, 2010


Thanks for your visit and the like 7!!

Greetings, Tomas from Toronto

Andre S (pilago) on October 27, 2011

Beautiful views of Bloor Street, like...

Greetings, Andre

Dida from Augsburg on February 28, 2013

Of course of the Toronto photographer par excellence also a nice example of this installation - Like!

Greetings, Dida

kostas papantoniou-V… on February 28, 2013

Interesting instalation!Greetings to the great Toronto's photographer

crina.stanciu on May 11, 2013

O...the owner of the shop is updating the windows :)!

May I say "greetings" to the great Toronto's photographer?

Tomros on May 12, 2013

;-), now I have to leave the note there.....

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 24, 2010
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    by Tomros
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. FE20,X15,C25
    • Taken on 2010/08/18 11:48:01
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 11.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.400
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash