Breadman on the Bus, Tatsumi Orimoto
Performing in England for the first time in five years, renowned Japanese artist Tatsumi Orimoto performed Breadman on the Bus. The everyday seems almost extraordinary, as Breadman boards the Thanet Loop bus at Broadstairs (1.30pm), travelling to Turner Contemporary with bread strapped to his face. Followed by the artist drawing in the gallery throughout the afternoon.
The Holborn Cenotaph, Tony White
Author Tony White reads ‘The Holborn Cenotaph’, his short satirical story in which the high-rise tower of Holborn Police Station is decommissioned and converted into ‘a new Holborn Cenotaph, a 50-metre high, networked memorial to those men and women who have lost their lives or who will die in contact with the police in the UK.’ This performative work of fiction resulting from a loose collaboration with Stuart Brisley, Maya Balcioglu, and Dr. Sanja Perovic of King’s College London.
Simon Smith, Tony White and Iain Sinclair
Iain Sinclair and writer Tony White discuss writing in the context of history, national identity and climate change, drawing on TS Eliot and White’s novel Shackleton’s Man Goes South
Ok, Set, Drop Ruth Proctor:
Risk artist Ruth Proctor brought her artwork to life as she launched herself from a 4 metre high scaffold onto the gallery floor.