Piece description from the artist
Seeing Times Square abstractly. Known as the city that never sleeps since the it's always lit up, it is estimated that at peak usage the power consumption in the Theater District is 161 megawatts of electricity. This is about enough energy to power 161,000 average US homes.
Marietta Leung was born and raised in the suburbs of New Jersey. She picked up her first camera at the age of eight and has been shooting portraits and documenting her travels ever since. Marietta attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, where she received her B.F.A. in photography in 2011. She currently resides in NYC and works as a graphic designer & photographer.