Twenty Bridges

By beatrice behlen on 20 May 2015
Twenty Bridges video displayed on the LED ellipse

Richard Müller (centre) checking Twenty Bridges in the Museum’s Sackler Hall before the launch.

In spring 2015 the museum invited students at the Slade School of Fine Art to respond to the theme of City Now, City Future. The proposal of Canadian artist Richard Müller was selected. His video installation for the museum’s Sackler Hall, Twenty Bridges, presents an apocalyptic and at the same time playful vision of a future London consumed by the Thames. Submerged in the river, objects from London’s history mix with the debris of contemporary London life as the water reduces everything to flotsam. Read the full postRead the full post