Misfit Artist 1962

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    London.

    Swiss-born artist, Ben Vauthier sleeps in a shop window and calls it art - part of the Festival of Misfits art show at Gallery One.

    C/U of an alarm clock ringing next to Ben's 'bed'. He opens a drawer, takes out a bowl of water and washes himself. Various M/Ss of people looking at Ben through the shop window. Ben pulls on some string to bring down a towel.

    C/U of a bicycle wheel attached to a wall. A man spins the wheel, it stops at a message of a scrap of paper. A woman pulls a lever made from a spade that lifts a flap on the wall. The woman and the man walk around the gallery testing out different machines made from junk.

    An older man takes a book from a shelf. C/U of a page covered in scribbles and bits of rubbish with the words - 'the end'.

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    Cataloguer:
    Amelia
    Stock:
    Colour
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3185
    Sort Number:
    CP 418
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:08:00 / 01:26:22:00
    Canister:
    CP 418
    Film ID:
    215.05
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1962
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