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Ssshhh… Secret Arts @ Secret Garden Party

Friday 05 July 2013
Words Spindle

Every festival is about ‘the experience’ but with Secret Garden Party – it really is. The location of SGP isn’t so secret – set in the beautiful fields of Abbots Ripton near Huntingdon on the grounds of a Georgian farm house, the whole festival is set out over a lake.

Still small in size, Secret Garden Party is renowned for being more than just a music festival, it’s known for the artistic collaborations too, via Secret Arts Foundation, which is also part of Secret Productions (the people behind SGP!).

Secret Arts have announced the artists involved in this years installations at the festival:

‘Lûz’ by Les Mechants is a celebration of light.

The Temple’ by An-Architecture

‘The Street’ by Katy Beveridge and Fernando Laposse

Lucky Shit’by Hungry Castle

OUR PICK: ‘We Find Comfort In The Common’ by It’s Nice That 

It’s Nice That are presenting 3 works that look at the ambiguity of horoscopes. In his 1948 buy generic viagra canada studies, psychologist Bertram. R. Forer found that different people who received the exact same horoscope judged its accuracy to be 84% (on average). Each student had received identical horoscopes. David McCandless conducted a similar study in 2011 that looked at the wording of horoscopes. He found that 90% of the words used in various horoscopes come from the same small sample. Using that sample, he wrote a ‘generic, metaprediction that would apply to all star signs, every day of the year. Which reads as follows…

These installations are funded by commissioned grants via Secret Productions, the team behind Secret Garden Party and the Secret Arts Foundation, with the aim to encourage and support young artists whose work is interactive, thought provoking and suitable for a non-gallery location.

Also Spindle favourites and AZ + TOR  and Bastille are playing!