urban75 rocking around the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square
Instant techno party in central London!
(Photos ©urban75, 2am Friday 4th September 2009)
One & Other is a live artwork by sculptor Antony Gormley, giving 2,400 participants the chance to spend an hour alone on the empty plinth in Trafalgar Square for 100 days and nights.
Urban75 regular Mation bagged herself a slot at the ungodly time of 2am to 3am on a chilly Friday morning, and a big turn out of Urbanites were in attendance to join in the party. And what a party it was!
Cards and beer before the big moment!
Deserted Trafalgar Square at 1.30am. We'll soon get the place rocking!
The star of the show on the forklift, ready for hoisting on to the plinth.
Let the techno begin!
Through some cunning technological wizardry, the music being played on the plinth was piped through this mobile sound system, getting the square resonating to techno.
The security guard jobsworths kicked off, so the sound system was moved out of their jurisdiction to the north of the plinth.
Dancing in the moonlight. Go gal!
Mation gives it some on the plinth.
It felt like a proper old school rave, bringing back a little bit of the flavour of the fabulous Reclaim the Streets event in 1997.
Quite a few boozed-up folks passing by joined in the fun, and I suspect one or two may have been - dare I say it - 'on one.' :)
Rapturous applause for the star of the show - Mation - who spent the entire hour on the plinth giving it some!
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Watch the entire show here
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