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   Undertoad  Monday Oct 22 02:14 PM

10/22: Spencer Tunick in Melbourne

Buncha-naked-people photographer Spencer Tunick strikes again, this time in Melbourne. Any of our Melbournites catch anything of this? It happened about two weeks ago.

I sure hope we get at least a link to look at his finished works.

elSicomoro  Monday Oct 22 03:13 PM

It wouldn't surprise if Jag isn't in that crowd somewhere, he being the resident anarchist here.

Parabolate  Monday Oct 22 09:37 PM

That's not really one of Tunick's actual photos, is it? It's just a news shot of the people walking to one of the locations where he photographed them.
I wasn't there, but my sister and cousin were. They seemed to have fun doing it.
Personally, even though I'm the open-minded arty type, I don't see the art in this kind of thing. It's a bit too sensationalist.

And by the way, we prefer the term "Melburnians."

juju2112  Monday Oct 22 10:01 PM

I think it's art because it's showing something that most people think is wrong and evil in a very beautiful way. Most people have a strong cultural objection to gathering naked together in very large groups, even though there's nothing really logically wrong with it. It just sort of shatters boundaries.

BTW - his website says that he's going to sell albums of the final prints for $1500.

Parabolate  Tuesday Oct 23 11:43 PM

Originally posted by sycamore
It wouldn't surprise if Jag isn't in that crowd somewhere
Not likely. You had to show proof that you're over 18 to get to do that.

I'm all for the idea of breaking down boundaries. I'm certainly not offended by the idea, but I'm just not connecting with the art.

jaguar  Wednesday Oct 24 02:32 AM

yea that was a journo shot, not his shot.
I was extremely cynical aboutit but the final show i have to admit was...interesting.

and no. I was not involved =P

And by the way, we prefer the term "Melburnians."
Rightly said.

dynoman7  Friday Oct 26 09:36 AM

Where's Waldo?

MaggieL  Friday Oct 26 11:04 AM

Originally posted by dynoman7
Where's Waldo?

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