This just popped up out of nowhere! What's going on???
according to Wikipedia
After the war, Retz left France and settled in north London, England, where he died in 1962. He was filmed shortly before his death, which is the only surviving footage of him alive. Retz is rumoured to have died in Stroud Green, London, in 1962.
A museum to Retz is due to open in early August 2010 in London and and a lost film of Retz's will be shown here exclusively
Sounds a bit like a fake though.
My money says it's this lot: http://www.1929.org.uk/
19;29 are a theatre company who specialise in making work in undiscovered or under-explored spaces, interrogating the atmosphere and heritage of these spaces and creating performances in response to them.
The 19;29 logo is at the bottom of the website so they are involved.
That wiki entry is up for deletion, as it apparently cannot be substantiated.
It was closed just now when I walked past.
I think you have to make an appointment. I'm going to go maybe Friday.
You're more than welcome to pop along tonight Tallboy, should I bring a spare pair of needles for you? You could knock yourself up one of these in no time at all:
The shutter was up today, but it's still not open. My gentleman friend who was going to come with me buffed up the felt on his top hat in readiness as well, just in case there was improvised nudity/audience participation.
Hope it's open tomorrow. Good to be in at the fin de siecle.
Has anyone actually been?
@ smog103 please can you post any vid links of his work? I know I know, wait and see at the musee itself, just thought I'd ask....
The 'museum' is in the bottom of Charter Court flats, next to the Caribbean takeaway, barbers and Doreen's Hair Fashions. I think it used to be an african/caribbean shop and I could never work out what it actually sold. The one Sara was talking about is down from Nando's near the laundrette but I think the photos have been taken down now.