Maureen Paley: Anne Hardy – Art Night

Maureen Paley, London.

ANNE HARDY

ART NIGHT 2017
Saturday 1 July 6pm – 4am and Sunday 2 July 12noon – 6pm – ONLY

Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh)

Anne Hardy presents a new large scale FIELD work – an immersive installation that incorporates sculptural structures, objects, colour, light, and audio in the former headquarters of the Nicholls & Clarke showrooms.

Hardy has collected sounds from the vicinity of the building, often using objects found on the street to generate noises in the locations where she finds them – sliding a steel rod against a metal fence, or dropping found pieces of concrete into a hole. Composed into an abstract score the resulting audio is coupled with a delicate assembly of objects, scored light and structures which is choreographed around the space, and proposes the work as a living object that you enter into. The balance and sensuality of the components create a familiar yet disorienting environment.

Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh) is co-commissioned by ArtNight and The Contemporary Art Society, the work will join the permanent collection at Leeds City Art Gallery where it will be exhibited in late 2018.

Venue for Anne Hardy’s installation
Nicholls & Clarke showrooms
3 Shoreditch High Street
London E1 6PG

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