Ann Hamilton amazes yet again with her poetic and site specific installation the event of a thread at New York’s Park Avenue Armory. She has suspended 40 swings on 50 foot long steel chains. All of the swings are made to be used – the swings will be attached to a giant piece of cloth, so when activated there will be a collective choreography of bodies, swings and movement. A virtual flock of an installation.
When you see a swing, you know what to do, it doesn’t need instructions. – Ann Hamilton
The program and installation runs from December 5 – January 6.
Tagged: Ann Hamilton, Park Avenue Armory New York, site-specific installation, swings
Image courtesy of the artist and the Park Avenue Armory web site.