LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO
photo by Whitney Browne
Paul Garrin has been a resident of the Lower East Side for 36 years. Paul an award-winning media and technology artist, and has worked closely with video art pioneer Nam June Paik. Today, Paul leads the WiFi-NY cooperative community broadband project, and has partnered with many community-based organization to create a resilient citizen’s network designed to function if the electric grid fails.