Unsual But Different, The art of sleeping by Tilda Swinton – May Be

The new role of Tilda Swinton is of sleeper. Oscar-winning actress in this month can be found in the New York Museum of Modern Art … asleep. Tilda sleeping in a glass box, exhibited in a museum for all to see. Museum visitors walk past the stars of the film “The Kingdom of the full moon”, while she is sleeping peacefully in a glass box.

1. This unusual installation is called “Maybe.” It was installed for a month, but even the museum staff were not aware of  Tilda slept in box .

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2. Also glass box is placed always in different places of the museum. On the first day she appeared in a box in a simple shirt, jeans and sneakers.

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3. Next to the box is a label that shows the actress as any other work of art.

On the plate : “Live actress, glass, steel, mattress, pillow, clothes, water and glasses.”

 

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4. On numerous photographs taken that day, Tilda rarely change positions so that the question “whether she slept, really?” Remains open. Some museum visitors said that they feel sorry for Tilda, because installation requires a certain physical effort.

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5. However, this is not the first time the actress agrees to sleep in public.

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6. The first installation of Tilda “Maybe” has appeared already in 1995 in the London gallery. The following year, she also slept in one of the Roman museums.

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