Split Tongue Pier
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.
1980

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 2’H x 2’W x 48’L. Timber. 

A truncated pier extending 48’ across a creek, its end split like a forked tongue. The pier stops short of its goal, a cleft in a large rock formation, and the user’s progress is checked or stuttered.

 

Commission: Swarthmore College, PA

Photography: Jody Pinto