Art & Design

Dancing Among Dials

September 16, 2011 | by Peter Woodall

Photo: Dan Cox

Tomorrow will be the last day to see Zon-Mai, an installation at the former High Pressure Fire Service building and future home of the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe. Check out the remaining pipes and dials, along with the work of choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and filmmaker Gilles Delmas, who traveled around the world collecting video of dancers performing in their homes. Read more here about the history of the pumping station, which revolutionized fire fighting in America.

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About the Author

Peter Woodall Peter Woodall is the Project Director of Hidden City Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, and a former newspaper reporter with the Biloxi Sun Herald and the Sacramento Bee. He worked as a producer for Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane and wrote a column about neighborhood bars for

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