#fisherhalfpipe Mkr City Come forth and grab a slice! Dealin those pies on April 3rd - the 6th?
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Curated by Everard Findlay, #FisherHalfpipe explores the idea of the commons, and the way that certain sports, such as skateboarding, transcend barriers of race, class, and culture to draw disparate groups into community. An individual sport, in which the skater must contend with the laws of physics and physicality, skating is a true meritocracy; a level playing field, on which raw ability is readily apparent.
The Halfpipe itself will be a monolithic mass bisecting the main arcade of the #FisherBuilding Lobby. Patrons will walk through gateways beneath and will be able to view skaters above with the magnificent Fisher as a backdrop, curves of the structure and the arcs of skaters cutting through space mirroring the Fisher’s vaulted, frescoed and inlaid walls and ceilings.
The #FisherBuilding holds a unique place in the Detroit story, emblematic of the dramatic highs and lows Detroit has experienced in the past century, built upon the velocity and momentum afforded by the motor vehicle. Through these fluctuations, beauty and humanity has survived and thrived. #FisherHalfpipe continues this story, with another kind of vehicle, another kind of momentum, another kind of high and low - the Skateboard and the Rider - triumphantly activating the phenomenal space through motion once again.
Fore more info, visit http://mkr.city/fisher-halfpipe
Director: Everard Findlay
Production & Cinematography: As Detroits Own
Cinematography: Nate Reed
VFX & Post Production: Everard Findlay LLC
Special thanks to The Platform & The Fisher Building ... See more