Exhibition: The Last Supper by Giles Walker

This exhibition CLOSED on Mon, 29th May 2017

This exhibition has finished.

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Cost: Free of Charge


Running alongside the Robots exhibition, 'The Last Supper' by kinetic artist and sculptor Giles Walker is a 13 minute robotic performance.

Twelve figures sit around a large table drinking and smoking. On the table bird-headed creatures move about, and at the centre a child stands in front of a cross. The twelve figures discuss their views on sin, forgiveness, guilt and judgement as music plays and the ‘last supper’ requests of death-row inmates are read.

Taking over a year to create and built from an old CPR dummy, mannequins, bird skulls and electric motors, Giles Walker’s atmospheric installation follows a long tradition of artworks that use lifelike machines to explore human identity and morality.

Warning: contains strong language and adult themes unsuitable for children under 15

Performances at 11.15, 13.30, 15.45, 16.30


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

Science Museum,

Exhibition Road, London,
SW7 2DD

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