Accidental Curator

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Liverpool Biennial TATE is the largest festival of contemporary visual art in the UK.


Children's coats were dumped

in a pile on the floor

so I lifted them up

to some hooks on a door.

When I came back

to my lasting surprise

a crowd was now gathering

to award me first prize.


Words and images Tommy Carroll

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Tommy Carroll

Wed 6th Feb 2019 13:55

Two performance artists, Yuan Chai and Jian Jun Xi, jumped on the bed with bare torsos to improve the work, which they thought had not gone far enough. They called their performance Two Naked Men Jump into Tracey's Bed. Sold for £2.5 million

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M.C. Newberry

Tue 5th Feb 2019 16:58

Like SM, I always like the chance to smile - and even better when it's unexpected.
If you'd dragged in an unmade bed to put them on, you'd be famous!

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Stephen Mellor

Mon 4th Feb 2019 20:21

I love to smile, and this did the job. Perfect

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Wolfgar Miere

Mon 4th Feb 2019 20:19

Life is art Tommy, life is art.


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