4 Mis-Guided Tours
Central London (April 2006)
Created to coincide with the launch
of A Mis-Guide to Anywhere,
Mis-Guided Tours started and ended
at London's Institute of
1. The problem of shopping (Cathy Turner) -
Rearrange the dreams on sale by reading stories in window displays, sight-seeing
shop assistants, shopping for a fictional 'you' or exploring shopping
2. Out of place (Stephen Hodge) -
A walk of coincidences, derived from overlaying a map of Paris onto London.
What's where the Eiffel Tower should be? Where can we stop for a un
Ricard?... [Blogged by Rodcorp here].
3. Scales (Simon Persighetti) - In a park
or open city space: walk the dimensions of a paving stone; walk the dimensions
of your dwelling place; walk
the dimensions of
4. Masses (Phil Smith) -
A drift in search of spaces where the trivia becomes monumental and the
monumental becomes cake decoration. A chance to give homage to the
trinkets and fondle butchers in bronze. [Blogged by John Davies here].
Presented as part of the ICA Performance Programme.