Archive for April 2009
did anyone make it to the hayward gallery last summer? ive been real slack with scanning film since then and just getting round to all the old gems from back then. the exhibiti0n was called psycho buildings, the whole gallery was chopped and rebuilt and flooded. a huge plastic geodesic bubble was on one of the balconies which you could pass through an airlock into, sit inside and watch people above you, being supported by plastic sheets and air pressure?! incredibe, especially when its your turn to jump into the bubble and roll around on its bouncy surface. the other balcony was flooded with water and after passing over a pontoon fashion from off-cuts, barrels lashed with rope you climb into a squarish tub of a row boat, the paddles were made of spades and chairlegs. the sensation of rowing about, looking down onto waterloo bridge and the southbank centre was odd to say the least….