WIND: Sylvain Landry – Week 46

Saw “The Taming of the Shrew” at the Globe this evening, accompanied by Joan McGavin.

What. A. Fantastic. Production. Self can’t even.

The setting was modernized to Ireland, 1916, and the Irish music was so lively and helped keep up the tempo of the production.

The actress who usually plays the lead was “indisposed,” so the role of Catherine/Kat was played by the understudy. Who was terrific.

At the intermission, self went outside to look at the view.

There was a stiff wind.

Good thing she remembered the Sylvain Landry Photo prompt this week: WIND.

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View From Behind the Globe Theatre: 1 June 2016. Self and Joan McGavin watched “The Taming of the Shrew.”

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

Spare 4: Tate Modern, Banksea

On the fourth floor of the Tate is a huge neon sign:

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Tate Modern, 4th Floor

What self loves about the Tate Modern is that it captures the essence of the old Battersea Power Station, keeping the cavernous spaces and giving them a very industrial feel.

Here’s an installation by Magdalena Abakanowicz. It consists of cocoon-like objects wrapped in burlap. Self neglected to write down the name of the work, alas! The caption says the artist’s work reflects “her interest in biological systems.”

To self’s way of thinking, SPARE is not the same thing as “sparse.”

Not even a little bit.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

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