Ridge, under construction in Hardesty's apartment, 1983. This was to be the first of several "disk" pieces.

Ridge, 1983, Installation view.
Neon, rayon, enamel on wood, metal framing studs, Plexiglas.

Viewers may climb the stairs. Hardesty had included animals in pieces before. Here, he is offering the viewer themselves to be the kinetic element in the piece.