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October 17, 2006

The Margate Wickerman

What's this? We'll have no trouble here. This is a local wickerman made from local rubbish. (Zut! Channel 4 has removed the video... time for a quick link change...) The BBC reports sighting a Waste Man in Royston Vasey Margate:

Thousands of people have looked on while an 82ft-high (25m) sculpture of a man built out of rubbish was burned to the ground. The Waste Man, designed by Angel of the North creator Antony Gormley, was the climax to a day of live public performances in Margate, Kent. Teams of volunteers spent two months collecting waste materials and packing them into the sculpture's framework.

Unregulated video imagery here.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at October 17, 2006 09:14 AM