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New Order (Brazil)
The first of a suite of artworks initiated by Longhurst during a 2015 artist residency at Largo das Artes, Rio de Janeiro. Longhurst worked with the rhythmic gymnasts of the Vila Olímpica da Mangueira - a social project in a Rio favela - exploring the cultural influence of samba on their performance, and the broader politics of their situation.
Exhibited in Photography is Magic, Aperture, New York, 2016; Other Spaces, Belfast Titanic, 2016
Published in Dogs and Gymnasts, interview with David Evans, Elephant Magazine Issue 32, Perfect Me, Perfect You, 2017