Mysterious Leaf Circles Surface at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Posted on: November 15th, 2013 at 11:08 am by

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Photo: Sarah D. Roosevelt Park Coalition

A curious spectacle surfaced at Sara D. Roosevelt Park the other day. In the Pit between Broome and Delancey, crispy leaves were corralled into perfectly-shaped rings, beckoning the wind and children to have at it. But how did these urban crop circles come to be? Was it a meteorological or other type of natural phenomena? Were these shapes of the supernatural variety? No sign of Mel Gibson anywhere?

Spoiler alert: it wasn’t aliens.

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Photo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition

The creative mastermind was caught broom-handed, sweeping such piles outside the M’Finda Kalunga garden and in the Rivington Street playground. Lower East Side resident and former street artist, Mosco, is the gentleman behind these natural Euclidean wonders. He “likes the idea that the circles amuse and fascinate and are ephemeral.”

Sweep away, Mosco…

[h/t Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition]

 

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