210 Small and Medium Pieces Occasionally Taking Shape (2002)
A horse skeleton is suspended inside the stable. The
bones are gilded and move gently in the breeze. The gold,
a reference to the economic potential of the race horses
and the betting industry, changes the perception of the
skeleton dramatically. The aura of death seems absent and
through the calm but distinct movements of the bones this
dead horse takes on a new life.
Renderings of Random Imaginations of Horses in Contemporary
This very dark stable shows a very low-tech projection
of horse imagery.
These images are all based on human memory and imagination.
They are black and white reductions of amateur photographs
of small horse sculptures as found on the Internet. While
totally artificial, they reflect our human imagination what
a happy horse would be just as much as they remind us that
the horses which live in these stables must have dreams
and desires which go beyond their sometimes grim duty of
being a ban-ba horse, which means they have to drag a one-ton
concrete slab over two humps in front of a human audience.
Sculptures Made in China, India, Thailand and of Unknown
A selection of small horse sculptures is now inhabiting