High up on the Empire State Building a lone figure stands. Another poor soul prepares to shuffle off their mortal coil by leaping from the ledge. Or are they?
British sculptor Anthony Gormley’s latest piece of public art is causing a stir in New York City. Event Horizon, as it is known, consists of his trademark life-sized figures, thirty one of them in total. The only problem is that people keep mistaking them for suicide jumpers and call the police.