Soon after I arrived American actor Byrd Williams came up to riff some interpretations of the work accompanied by
Chang Gui Duo on the duxianqin, (a one stringed Chinese instrument) which in the cosy intimate setting of the gallery created quite a soporific effect. The acting was great and conjured up stories and characters which seemed quite real. I normally cringe at performance art and theatre pieces, especially when audience participation comes into it (I got drawn into a circle with a few other audience members but thankfully that was the extent of it) but this worked really well and brought the work to life. All the different elements of the evening came together and created a special one off event that I was pleasantly surprised by.