Shaun Gladwell

Shaun Gladwell

Various Rolls

16 March–23 April 200516 Mar–23 Apr 2005

In Shaun Gladwell’s videos extreme sporting activities of urban youth are configured in spaces of iconic architectural and/or natural significance. Skateboarders, capoiera dancers, and BMX bikers do their thing in scenes that ultimately shape and influence the nature of their performances physically and semiologically, just as their activities rewrite their surrounds.

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