Internet Overpass

an interactive installation
investigating what happened when people worked over the West Coast's busiest highway. 

In collaboration with 5 Every Day, Sunnynook Drive artist Kailee McGee produced this rogue, pop-up co-working experience above the I-5 Freeway in Atwater Village, Los Angeles on September 7, 2016. 

Internet Overpass invited Angelenos to skip the typical coffee shop and instead bring their laptops to the Sunnynook Pedestrian Bridge over the I-5 Freeway.

There experience-goers found eight adult-sized school desks, a strong Wifi hotspot, complimentary coffee provided by Atwater's own Kaldi Coffee, and ice cold La Croix supplied by DTLA's Joymode.

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The installation was open from 11am until 6pm. 
There were no signs or instructions. People just showed up, grabbed a coffee & a La Croix, plopped down at a school desk, Instagrammed the workspace, and then opened their computer. Most people stayed for about one hour, while a few people worked there all afternoon. The desks were rarely vacant.

 
 

Photography: Camille Cotteverte