In July 2012, the first part of the NY_Hearts neighborhood experiences launched in the Lower East Side. Part two begins April 19, 2013 in Park Slope, Brooklyn. You can catch up on the story on this page. Listen to Jill’s audio love letter to Sal. Discover the locations they fell in love. Watch videos by Sal’s jilted girlfriend, Polly. And visit Jill’s website for her visual art.
NY_Hearts: LES melds a love story with a mobile device and the sights and sounds of the Lower East Side. Dive into the story of Jill, a mixed media and tattoo artist, as she speaks to Sal on the anniversary of their first date. Over the immersive multimedia storytelling app Moveable Feast, Jill recalls how they met and fell in love in the Lower East Side of NYC, leading listeners, like voyeurs, to sexy moments and special spots. Relive what Jill saw, tasted and felt as she reveals the truth about Sal’s past.
WATCH SAL’S EX-GIRLFRIEND, POLLY, TALK ABOUT THEIR RELATIONSHIP
VISIT JILL’S WEBSITE OF PAPEL PICADO WORK
NY_Hearts: LES premiered in the The Brick Theater’s Game Play Festival in July 6-22, 2012 bricktheater.com
Featuring eight different locations in the Lower East Side including five small businesses, NY_Hearts: LES was part walking tour, part love story that integrated goods and services featured in the tale. Participating local businesses included Yoga High, The Fat Radish, Bosi, Lost Weekend NYC, My Plastic Heart, and The Parkside Lounge. The experience included a yoga class, lunch, and other surprise goods and services from the businesses.
LOWER EAST SIDE BUSINESS PARTNERS
NY_Hearts: LES was told using Moveable Feast, a mobile app for iOS that tags text, photos, video and audio to locations on an interactive map. The primary story elements are on this webpage, but there is additional material on the app. To discover this supplemental content, download Moveable Feast at the link below.