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Over a period of five weeks, Performance artist Aaron Williamson invited visitors to witness the building of an odd set of ‘absurdist’ furniture at the Shape Gallery in Westfield Shopping Centre. The pieces will become key to the performance as it becomes ready to tour later this autumn. Colin Hambrook asked Williamson and Producer Edd Hobbs about what it means to ‘demonstrate the world’.

A photograph depicting Shape Gallery at Westfield Shopping Centre, with several pieces of adaptable furniture in various states of completion

Shape Gallery at Westfield Shopping Centre with several pieces of Williamson's 'adaptable furniture'. Photo: Sue Parkhill

Over a period of five weeks, Performance artist Aaron Williamson invited visitors to witness the building of an odd set of ‘absurdist’ furniture at the Shape Gallery in Westfield Shopping Centre. The pieces will become key to the performance as it becomes ready to tour later this autumn. Colin Hambrook asked Williamson and Producer Edd Hobbs about what it means to ‘demonstrate the world’.

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A photograph depicting a piece of adaptable furniture, which is painted off-white. It has a movable lid.

A more finished-looking piece of the furniture from Demonstrating the World. Photo: Sue Parkhill

Over a period of five weeks, Performance artist Aaron Williamson invited visitors to witness the building of an odd set of ‘absurdist’ furniture at the Shape Gallery in Westfield Shopping Centre. The pieces will become key to the performance as it becomes ready to tour later this autumn. Colin Hambrook asked Williamson and Producer Edd Hobbs about what it means to ‘demonstrate the world’.

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A photograph depicting the finished collection of Aaron Williamson's adaptable furniture from Demonstrating the World

The finished collection of adaptable furniture from Demonstrating the World. Photo: Aaron Williamson.

Over a period of five weeks, Performance artist Aaron Williamson invited visitors to witness the building of an odd set of ‘absurdist’ furniture at the Shape Gallery in Westfield Shopping Centre. The pieces will become key to the performance as it becomes ready to tour later this autumn. Colin Hambrook asked Williamson and Producer Edd Hobbs about what it means to ‘demonstrate the world’.

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