In architecture, liminal spaces are defined as the physical spaces between one destination and the next. Such as hallways, streets, and airports.
The Anthony Overton Elementary School was built in1963 and closed as part of a wave of public school closings in Chicago in 2013 and acquired by a community development organization in 2015.
When the blinds spread and unfold, the lights penetrate through the interior to shatter the boundary with the exterior. The semi-functional blinds blur the off and on the border to create a long exposure in time at the space.