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Jeffrey Gibson’s LIKE A HAMMER on ArtInfo


ArtInfo was there at the 2016 Site Santa Fe Biennial, SITELINES, and produced this informative video. Jeffrey Gibson was one of several artists commissioned to create new work for the show. His piece, LIKE A HAMMER, is an installation and performance that takes its title from the civil rights-era folk song “If I Had a Hammer.” His piece includes the beating of a drum, a recorded performance of Gibson in the sculptural beaded regalia. The installation also features drawings made as part of the performance.

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