“Giles Walker is a master sculptor and a genius” – Ken Russell, The Times
The Last Supper is a 13-minute piece of cutting edge, atmospheric and immersive theatre performed by robots.
Created by kinetic artist and scrap sculptor Giles Walker, this piece has only ever been seen in LA and the Science Museum in London before visiting Torre Abbey Museum.
12 figures sit around a large candle-lit table, mirroring Leonardo Da Vinci’s iconic painting ‘The Last Supper.’ However, these less-than-saintly characters are deep in debate, while bird-headed creatures scuttle about and at the centre, a child stands in front of a cross.
Taking over a year to create and built from an old CPR dummy, mannequins, bird skulls and electric motors, the cyber punk characters discuss their views on sin, forgiveness, guilt and judgment, whilst audience members walk around the piece, observe and absorb.
Spaces for each performance are limited to 25 people, with admission included in your entry to the museum (subject to availability).
It can be seen at the following times:
Monday and Friday – 11am and 2pm
Saturday and Sunday – 11am, 2pm and 4pm
From Saturday 16 June 2018 to Friday 31 August 2018.
Booking essential to avoid disappointment see www.torre-abbey.org.uk
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