ALLAN KAPROW: YARD 1961/2014 │ The Hepworth Wakefield (the Calder) → 31 August 2014

“Ɖ Hepẉʈ Wêcfīld priznts ɖ frst riinvnšn v Aḷn Capro’z îconic invîrnmnt YĀD in ɖ YC, fīčrñ a siriz v inṭvnšns bî Koo Jeong-A, Nicola Conibere, Janine Harrington, Rie Nakajima, Rivane Neuenschwander, Robbie Synge n David Toop.

YĀD wz frst riylîzd bî ātist Aḷn Capro (USA, 1927 – 2006) in 1961 in ɖ ôpn-er sculpčrgādn bhnd ɖ Māʈa Jacsn Gaḷri in Ny Ywc az pāt v ɖ grūpxibišn Invîrnmnts, Sičuešnz, Spêsz. Fîv xistñ sculpčrz in ɖ cwtyād, includñ wrcs bî Bābra Hepẉʈ n Alberto Jiac̣meti, wr rápt in pṛtctv tarpêpr bfr Capro fild ɖ spês wɖ hundṛdz v cartairz. Dsprst in no ptklr ōdr, Capro incurijd vizitrz t wōc on, clîm, rı̣renj n inṭract wɖ ɖm.

Capro orijinli trênd az a pêntr. Hvr in ɖ mid-1950z, aftr studiyñ wɖ Jon Cêj at ɖ pạnirñ inṭdiṣplinri Blac Mântin Colij in Nwʈ Caṛlîna, h muvd awe fṛm pṛdysñ ōtoṇms ātobjcts n bgan cnsivñ lîv ivnts n invîrnmntl wrcs ɖt incwṗretd pêntñ, insṭlešn, myzic, dans n evrīde activtiz. Cýnñ ɖ trm Hapnñ in 1958 t dscrîb ɖz ivnts, ɖo h lêtr prifŕd ɖ wrd activtiz, Capro invizijd ɖm az smʈñ sponteňs, smʈñ ɖt jst hapnz t hapnƉe wr dzînd t dsrupt ɖ rlešnšp btwn ātist, ātwrc n ōdı̣ns, n cast evrde lîf az ɖ prîmri subjctmatr v hiz āt.

YĀD z wn v Capro’z ŕliist Invîrnmnts, cnsivd bî ɖ ātist az a tranzı̣nt, temprri wrc ɖt invîts public ptisipešn. Lîc most v hiz wrcs, YĀD wz olso cnsivd wɖ ɖ psblti v biyñ rīstejd, bʈ bî Capro hmslf jrñ hiz lîftîm, n olso bî uɖrz. Capro dscrîbd ol subsiqnt manifestešns az riinvnšnz, wɖ an emf̣sis on riintrpṛtñ ɖ orijinl îdīa rɖr ɖn ri-mcñ az a drct copi. YĀD hz bn riinvntd ovr 23 tîmz, ɖo unlîc mni v hiz activtiz or invîrnmnts, ɖr r no dfiṇtv instruẋnz, onli handritn nôts n imijz v prīvı̣s vršnz, alawñ ɖ wrc t b rīcnsivd č tîm it z prizntd.

Fr YĀD 1961/2014 at Ɖ Cwldr, ātists Koo Jeong-A n Rivane Neuenschwander, dansātists Nicola Conibere, Janine Harrington n Robbie Synge, n myzišnz David Toop n Rie Nakajima hv bn invîtd t priznt temprri pfwṃtv n fizicl inṭvnšnz wɖn ɖ invîrnmnt.

Ɖ inṭvnšnz wl č xamin ɖ fwml caṛctristcs v YĀD az wel az ɖ sošl n ṗliticl dnamics imbedd in ɖ wrc, ẇl olwz alawñ vizitrz t ingej wɖ ɖ insṭlešn az ɖe plīz. Remnnts v č inṭvnšn wl akmylet in ɖ spês az YĀD pṛgresz, adñ t ɖ mtirı̣lz ɖt vizitrz r incurijd t yz.”

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