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  • Anne Hardy, TWIN FIELDS (detail), 2015, timber, light, cinder blocks, cast concrete, carpet, fan, chain, rebar, air, rubber, audio (7 minutes 24 seconds), dimensions variable. Photo: Anne Hardy.

    Anne Hardy

    The Common Guild

    Two site-specific structures in two near-identical rooms: Anne Hardy’s TWIN FIELDS, 2015, shared a similar architectural starting point, but the outcomes could hardly have been more different. Drawing on the dimensions of the Common Guild’s domestic-scale galleries—ground-floor and second-floor front rooms of a converted Victorian town house—Hardy designed and assembled a contrasting pair of voluminous, made-to-measure constructions. These bulky, rickety forms—fashioned from basic builder’s materials such as timber beams, plasterboard, and concrete blocks—were unlikely

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