got the chance to check out the newest mike nelson installation yesterday - it's pretty amazing. in a partnership with creative time and the city, he took over the unused essex street market building on the lower east side and painstakingly created a parallel world. you enter through an old chinese restaurant on delancey street and then make your way through a maze of interconnected rooms and passageways, each decorated with material the artist has found or salvaged.
see the full set over on flickr
the NYT ran an article on this a few weeks back, read their writeup here
more shots after the expansion