"Hayward Gallery: Rooftop boating with a view :)" South Bank Tip by Durfun

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  Rooftop boating !!!
by Durfun

For a quirky experience, try the rooftop boating here, part of Psycho Buildings exhibition (until 25 August). Tickets cost just under 11 ukp.

Check out Austrian collective Gelitin's hovering boating lake, which floods the gallery's outdoor terrace overlooking the London Eye and County Hall.

Argentinian Tomas Saraceno has created a huge, suspended 'bubble' that sits on another terrace, and into which people can climb and relax on a transparent air-supported 'pillow'.

Other highlights include a beautifully sculptural plywood 30-seat cinema by Slovenian Tobias Putrih, a ghostly red fabric staircase by Korea's Do Ho Suh and Brit artist Rachel Whiteread's eery hillside scene of more than 200 lit doll's houses.

Fellow Brit Mike Nelson has transformed one of the Hayward's rooms into a space seemingly ravaged by an escaped wild beast.

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Address: Waterloo, SE1
Directions: Waterloo tube
Phone: +44 20 7202 6918
Website: http://www.southbanklondon.com/

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  • Written Jun 22, 2009
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