Australian filmmaker Matthew Bate created the video collaboratively across an ocean and over the internet with Vic. Reflecting on his subject and the short film for the Times, Bate comments:
When I look back on the films I’ve made, I see a recurrent theme — one that champions people who are creating art outside of the confines of any industry. I see Vic, an aspiring photographer from Brooklyn, in this light – he creates extraordinary images of New York City, a place I love. Vic’s passion for adventure and his city in these photographs – all of which he has created by scaling buildings and entering into the unseen depths of an abandoned subway — add to the drama. Yes, it’s illegal, and yes, it’s dangerous, but it’s in the name of creation and beauty. I believe Vic when he describes himself as the “Robin Hood” of photography — stealing views generally reserved for the few, and sharing them with us all.
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