Tagged England

Bascule Chambers

The first ever public art event inside the bascule chambers of the Tower Bridge took place in September 2015 as part of the Totally Thames. To reach one of the twelve sold out performances, visitors and performers walked hundreds of steps beneath the bridge to the massive caverns where the counterweights swing when the bridge opens. The sounds from …

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Michael Sailstorfer

Michael Sailstorfer buried gold bars in a public place and then invited anyone to dig. His first project like this was in Pulheim, Germany in 2009. Situations commissioned a second installation at the Folkstone Triennial in 2014. My boys love to dig, and I can see us spending a few mornings there. So when did digging become art? Sailstrofer’s work …

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