City Wise and the Nose

16 Jan 2016

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3 – 4pm

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London, United Kingdom


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  • 38, 56, 73, 341, 476 (and on neary Upper Street 4, 19, 30, 43)
  • Angel, Highbury & Islington
  • Essex Road
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The performance City Wise and the Nose by Ruth Maclennan introduces three stories of cities in response to the new films in Essex Road II, projected in the window of Tintype Gallery.


City Wise and the Nose is a Reading Aloud performance by Ruth Maclennan.  It is an ongoing public art project that seeks to reclaim public space for intellectual exchange through cultivating the pleasures of reading and listening to words read out loud. The intimacy of the act of reading is transposed to the busy thoroughfare of Essex Road.  The performance enacts the tension between public and private experience and the responsibilities and potential of each

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Ruth Maclennan


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