Inside Manhattan's Webster Hall, the crowd nurses cocktails while four workstations, just visible among several large screens, await the computer jockeys who will ride them to victory--or defeat.
Each of the outer screens is connected to one of the workstations, and each displays--preshow--its respective workstation's Cut&Paste-branded desktop. The large central screen will feature glimpses of the participants as they whip up their designs.
Webster Hall's ornate balconies serve as a dramatic (and beautifully designed) frame for the goings-on--as well as providing more space for the audience. In addition to healthy-size crowds, this year's tournament has seen a record number of entrants, according to founder John Fiorelli.
November 11, 2010 12:30 AM PST
Photo by: Dan Dealy/Cut&Paste
| Caption by: Edward Moyer
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