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Turning the place over

Turning the place over
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I love Liverpool Biennial.

crickson says:

Great video - you have a very steady hand!

1st Aug 2007, 20:56

wow

1st Aug 2007, 21:04

OJ says:

Thanks.

It's rather soothing when the wife happens to be playing Philip Glass in the background.

Funny, I was thinking that if I were the architect I'd have had to ruin it with a crayzee literal soundtrack. You Spin Me Right Round, the Beatles (of course) talking about revolutions. Something like that....

1st Aug 2007, 21:06

hildegard says:

I'd forgotten about that. It really is rather good.
The fact of it being over a Yates's adds a very special glory to its discombobulating motions... Maybe I'll risk a trip back into the ancestral Badlands for a closer look...

Am told it uses fairground-type engineering so a good Walzer track like YSMRR would be appropriate. ;)

1st Aug 2007, 22:21

philip glass is always a good soundtrack, to anything.

1st Aug 2007, 22:34

harimanjaro says:

Oh my, that really messes with my head...

1st Aug 2007, 22:59

OJ says:

I was going to offer a prize for the first sarky comment about Yates' Wine Bar. Congratulations! Have you been to see it Hildegard? Somehow it had passed me by so V surprised me by taking me that way earlier. So I got the full "Surprise!" effect.

Parabolichobo, the Philip Glass (it was the soundtrack to The Hours) only partially displaced my urge to hum Dead or Alive.

Harimanjaro, I think that's the intent.

1st Aug 2007, 23:08

hildegard says:

Not been, saw it on tv when it was first installed. Was more benign amusement than sarky - like Hari says, there's something a bit woozy about it, so, yes, there's the Blobvision™ reference, but as Yates's the building was associated with enjoyment & diversion, and there's the fact that, "Have you seen what they've done to the old Yates's?" might draw in audiences less intrigued by, "Have you seen the installation in the Bluecoat?" so doing this to it seemed appropriate in lots of ways...

1st Aug 2007, 23:42

OJ says:

I would also imagine this is the sort of installation that would only work with a building in a state of disrepair.

I was being less highbrow and trying to think of jokes about Yates Wine Lodge. There's another one not far away. It's predictably lairy.

2nd Aug 2007, 09:37

ViX says:

Haha, I took a picture of that AGES ago and have being meaning to post it to find out why it was there! Turns out it was art!

2nd Aug 2007, 11:11

OJ says:

What else did you think it might be vix?

2nd Aug 2007, 11:57

Viv says:

ooh how amazing!

6th Aug 2007, 22:59