STREET SEEN In early 2014, Marissa Roth was selected by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and Los Angeles World Airports to be part of a small group of curators creating public art installations at Los Angeles International Airport. She proposed creating an exhibition of her photographs taken specifically for this project called, “Street Seen”, which inspired her to become a pedestrian in this notorious car culture. This portfolio of images is from the exhibition that was in Terminal 6 at LAX, from November 4th, 2016 through May 7th, 2017. This is the opening paragraph of Roth’s curatorial statement: The natural pace that humans walk is about three miles per hour. Pedestrian cultures honor our ancient bipedal rhythms, allowing for life to unfold at the speed of breath. Car cultures have forced us to sit motionless while in motion, creating a complicated accelerated view of the immediate environment. Inert in our destination-oriented machines, our perception is altered as our desensitized windshield view zooms by.