The Parthenon of Books in the German city of Kassel is the work of Argentinian artist Marta Minujín, who constructed this replica of the Athens monument using 100,000 once-banned books. This art installation, on the site of 1930s book burnings in the city of Kassel, is intended as a symbol of free speech.
Read the Guardian article here
Al;an Bennet’s masterpiece is being performed at the Brentwood Theatre from October 25th to the 27th. Tickets are available online from www.brentwood-theatre.org
This is cool. Japanese “ultra technologists” teamLab — which includes designers, computer scientists, engineers and programmers — in collaboration with Tokyo-based urban developer Mori Building have a museum in Tokyo covered entirely with digital works.
From the charge against neoliberalism to the manifesto that inspired activists to join labour – Paul Mason on the books that explain the left today
Source: Paul Mason: five books to understand the left | Books | The Guardian
Kenneth Cranham was a teenager when Joe Orton cast him in a radio play and the pair became close friends. Fifty years after the great playwright’s murder, he remembers a flat full of cream cakes, 400 performances of Loot and the whitest T-shirt he ever saw
Source: Kenneth Cranham on Joe Orton: the charming mischief-maker | Stage | The Guardian
The first international retrospective of one of the world’s most iconic and influential bands. Presented by the V&A, Pink Floyd and Iconic Entertainment Studios.
If you are a fan (and I am) this is pretty spectacular if just for the music. Actually I found it a bit depressing having “been there” when all this was going on originally. “The grass was greener, the light was brighter…” etc
Source: V&A · Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains