Preliminaries , first round - 1976
Photo work from Preliminaries, a video and sculpture installation
Golden Gloves Boxing Competition, Madison Square Garden, New York
Exhibited at the M.L. D'Arc Gallery in New York, 1976.
A full scale boxing ring is positioned in a darkened space with two video monitors mounted in opposite corners of the ring. The videos display interviews with 3 pairs of contestants from the 1976 Madison Square Garden Golden Gloves amateur boxing matches. Surrounding the ring are audio speakers which recreate each match in quadrophonic multi-dimensional sound. Accompanying the installation are 9 unique photo works in 3 groups and numbered by round.
Review(s) on Preliminaries , first round , 1976