Philly Hunt - Artist
Research and practical project, 2013.

Choreographic principles of the act of dance were interpreted and used as a conceptual toolkit to approach making a traditional farm hurdle using hazel. The original skill was taught to me by a farm worker from Abergavenny in Wales.

The piece represents the circumstantial tension that occurs when mankind comes into contact with the natural world.
The structural tension in the hurdle keeping the whole thing together is in perfect equilibrium.

Accompanying essay available on request.

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Los Angeles, Calif.