Magazine article The Spectator

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Bold Tendencies is a seasonal sculpture exhibition, events venue and bar - in overall effect, a sort of hipster adventure playground - concealed in the disused upper levels of the multistorey car park opposite Peckham Rye railway station. It recently opened for its fifth year, and it has become one of the regular joys and oddities of the metropolitan summer.

The tone is set this time with a slogan in fluorescent lights by Mircea Cantor, 'MORE CHEEKS THAN SLAPS', hung out above Rye Lane and made newly poignant by the riot damage beneath it. The other exhibits, once you have made your way through the car park to find them, tend to the aggressively playful. There is a replica of Del Boy's Reliant Robin, which allegedly 'considers the complex relationship a community may develop with its reputation and representation'. …

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