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I just love this small plaque on a wooden bench - the idea that the 'players' have got together and sorted out seating for the viewers.

The bench is in a large dome, in the centre of which are maybe a dozen thick wooden planks which, when you step on them, cause melodic tones to come out of hidden speakers.

This appeals to me in so many ways - today we watched an old guy and his wife try and work out the 'rules' of how it worked - maybe if you stepped lightly, you got higher tones, and stamping produced lower?

Maybe this is the game the plaque refers to. I really hope so. :-)

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erikaerin From: erikaerin Date: July 5th, 2009 09:38 pm (UTC) (linky)
That sounds wicked cool! My son would totally dig something like that.
maviscruet From: maviscruet Date: July 5th, 2009 10:11 pm (UTC) (linky)
Is that now working -everytime I've ever been it's not worked...
dakegra From: dakegra Date: July 6th, 2009 08:43 am (UTC) (linky)
I think I've only been once when it wasn't working, and we've been going there since we had EB, so about 8 years now!
isihac From: isihac Date: July 5th, 2009 11:16 pm (UTC) (linky)
Charing Cross
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isihac From: isihac Date: July 6th, 2009 12:48 am (UTC) (linky)
Picadilly Circus
nalsa From: nalsa Date: July 6th, 2009 06:59 am (UTC) (linky)
It is.

S and I have spent hours in there, trying to game the system and watching other people ditto. Playground is one of my favourite pieces of interactive art, ever, and it was made long before interactive art was the buzzword/hateword that it is today.
dakegra From: dakegra Date: July 6th, 2009 08:41 am (UTC) (linky)
Have you been to see the new Randall-Page stuff? The big carved lumps of rock?
nalsa From: nalsa Date: July 6th, 2009 08:45 am (UTC) (linky)
Not yet. Not been since May, I think.
dakegra From: dakegra Date: July 6th, 2009 08:52 am (UTC) (linky)
I'm selling them a little short by calling them big carved lumps of rock. They're fabulous, and well worth a look.
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