Get the door its DJ Mounsey

Explorations into artful existence through artful activity. True stories, dreams and projects. Lucid reality hacking in the early 21st Century. Broadcasting from Melbourne, Australia.

Friday, July 29, 2005

Dunedin Fringe festival-2002. I was invited to perform back in my NZ much loved city in the south, Dunedin. I had been practicing 'Butoh' for some years in Melbourne and had become quite excited by the dance form. I performed a solo piece in a main square downtown, taking off all my cloathes and 'being' a seagull. I entered into a gaggle of other seagulls and began swaking also.A friend threw me a piece of muffin. A small crowd of people watched in amusement.People looked out windows.Some kids laughed. I finished my performance and put my cloathes back on.Some police arrived and I was arressted. In the police car , I asked for the radio to be turned up as there was a song by the 'Freestylers' on their radio.The police complied, so it was a rocking trip down to the station.Once there I was warned, wasnt charged and set free.Later that day I was rung up on my cell ph by National radio.I had breif interview which was played on the news nation wide.Some journalists turned up and i gave statements which appeared in all the top newspapers in NZ.With headings such as 'Clipped Wings'. I mearly said that in my opinion seagulls didnt appear to wear cloathes so what i did was perfectly logical. A triumph in artistic persuit and for common sence.

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