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2012 04 20 Douglas Irving Repettos Foal

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Douglas Irving Repetto's "foal" project has been one of my favorites for years. Not sure why it took me so long to post it here. It's a simple walking tableā€”a piece of furniture that weirdly, animatedly, mimics the first tentative steps of a gangly animal.

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/8458630 w=500&h=281]

MoMA Bauhaus Labs: Walking Tables and Wrestling Foals from Plowshares Media on Vimeo.

Repetto has taught people to make these creatures at workshops. Pictures below from a workshop at MOMA; you can read more about its appearance at various venues here.