EJ Hill, Pillar, 2017. Wood, PVC. Dimensions variable. 57th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Contarini Polignac. May 12–August 13, 2017. Photo: Sergey Illin / PinchukArtCentre.

Running in Circles: Erin Christovale, Amanda Hunt & Texas Isaiah on EJ Hill

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For his durational performance, artist EJ Hill ran laps around every Los Angeles school he attended, a reflection on the hardships that black, brown, and queer bodies endure as well as their resilience. Made in L.A. 2018 cocurator Erin Christovale discusses Hill’s practice with Amanda Hunt, MOCA Los Angeles director of education and public programming and Desert X 2019 cocurator, and artist Texas Isaiah, who collaborated on Hill’s project.

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