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Instruction Construction

Greater New York | P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, October 2010
Salina Art Center/Festival park June 2011
deCordova Museum: Workshop November 2011
Art in General: Walking Forward- Running Past December 2011

robbinschilds' site-reactive piece, Instruction Construction, includes the spectators themselves, positing a visit to the gallery as a series of impromptu exchanges in which roles and definitions of participant and viewer are in flux.

robbinschilds has created a multi-series work of site reactive sound recordings leading viewers through detailed movement-based scores responding to various chosen sites. Suggesting that our bodies are informed by our surroundings, robbinschilds explores the range of possibilities of movements drawn from spatial and contextual relationship. Interested viewers were invited to acquire headphones and mp3 players loaded with the artists' directives or could download onto their own devices. These directives acted as a guide for participants to react, using their bodies, to the selected sites. Individual interpretations were welcomed and spontaneous choreographies resulted.