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A Body Of Work

Kevin Atherton

UK, 1984
40 minutes, Colour

A video documentary of the making of A Body of Work the sculpture, (Langdon Park School, Poplar, London E14 ). The video of this iconic eighties public artwork includes footage of body casting various parts of nine pupils and one teacher in the school. The resulting bronzes are permanently positioned so as to appear to be going through the walls of the school buildings. Audio commentary by the artist.