Human Statue Bodyart: M.C.A
pair pull Beastie Boys stunt at MCA - NineMSN
was the perfect tribute. Almost.
Sydney creative duo James Beswick and Dan White decided
to honour the memory of late Beastie Boys member,
Adam "MCA" Yauch, they could not think of
a venue more perfect than the Museum of Contemporary
was the perfect location to do a bit of sabotage",
Mr White told ninemsn.
the perfect tribute? A guerrilla-style art installation
complete with a human statue and fake artist's statement.
brand was about being a bit anarchist as well and
thats why everyone loved them," Mr White
White and Mr Beswick hired Kim Staton, from Human
Statue Bodyart, to strike a quintessential MCA pose
beside the artworks that line the walls of the museum.
Staton managed to hold the pose for 20 minutes without
moving, even with people trying to make him laugh
and posing for photos with him.
creative duo was able to film him, and the various
reactions, after managing to sneak a camera inside
was a really talented guy. He didn't break once,"
Mr White said.
White said the saboteurs weren't thrown out of the
museum a security guard even seemed to enjoy
kind of doesn't add to the anarchist element,"
tribute was performed in aid of The Cancer Council,
which Mr White and Mr Beswick are raising money for.
donate to their cause, visit their fundraising
page or take a look at their Facebook page.
Ali Best. Approving editor: Fiona Willan
At The MCA Facebook