Start with eight people in Boston and give them video cameras for a day. Strap lenses and mikes to their glasses and record everything they say, see, and hear. Show the results on the Web — and on the exterior of City Hall, in 30-foot-high projections. What do you get?
Eight home-movie variations on “Being John Malkovich,” each about 15 hours long. Participants range from a man with millions to a man without a home; from a 92-year-old blues musician to a 16-year-old community activist.
Called “Symphony of a City,” the project is Liz Canner and John Ewing’s contribution to the Boston Cyberarts Fes