Monty Python’s Silly Olympics

24.05.10
Silly Olympics, Monty Python As there’s been much hoo-ha recently about the rather bizarre London 2010 mascots, fashioned from the steel used to make the Olympic stadium(?!?!), we bring you an equally absurd film from Monty Python. This sketch comes from 1972, a time long ago when Britain had a steel production industry and no one imagined the Olympics would be staged in London. Here’s the Python ...
Cultural Olympiad commissions announced

29.10.09
Alfie Dennen and Paula Le Dieu The 12 Artists Taking The Lead commissions – worth up to £500,000 – have been announced and ,against the odds, there are some exciting prospects. FACT in Liverpool will be working with New York based British artists Anthony McCall, who will create Projected Column, a slender, sinuous, spinning column of cloud rising into the sky from the surface of the ...