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Construction Cranes Dance Over D.C. for Capital Fringe

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    Cranes "dance" as part of the Capital Fringe festival. Artist Brandon Vickerd created the event to find beauty in their urban landscape and appreciate what it takes to build a city. (Published Thursday, July 16, 2015)

    Washington has its share of construction cranes, and Wednesday night two of them performed a choreographed dance over the city.

    Toronto-based artist Brandon Vickerd created the 45-minute "dance" that was performed by two crane operators in high-rise construction cranes. The performance was part of the city's Capital Fringe Festival.

    The cranes slowly pivoted, swayed and rotated in harmonized movement, while ambient music played in time with the choreography.

    People stopped to watch and take pictures as the cranes slowly swirled.

    Vickerd says he wants people to find beauty in their urban landscape and appreciate what it takes to build a city.