ALACARTER STYLE


CHAIR STRIPTEASE… by David
OBJECTS OF DESIRE...

OBJECTS OF DESIRE...

MORE CHAIRS ON ALACARTERSTYLE!
The multi-talented Pigalle Tavakkoli sent me this delightful picture at the weekend… snapped at a show she produced for the Chelsea Arts Club a couple of years ago as part of their annual fundraiser. The chairs were provided by Philippe Starck amongst others and then customised by artists such as Gavin Turk, Rolf Sachs and Sir Peter Blake. However, it does look as if the racy burlesque performance was attracting rather more attention than the chairs in this case, certainly from male members of the audience…. or am I mistaken??

DAVID



Bedtime Story Nights at 40 WiNKS by Kelli

On a more modest note, David’s new boutique hotel, 40 WiNKS, is also planning to organize its own program of Strange and Wonderful events. David has been talking to Spoken Ink, a new audio book site devoted to short stories (www.spokenink.co.uk). They are not officially launching until June 09, but David has had his ear pressed to the ground and wants them to put on a series of intimate ‘Bedtime Story Nights’ at 40 WiNKS with tales of Love, Longing and Lust.. Also under discussion is a possible collaboration with the very talented Scottish installation artist, Laura Yuile. David is very keen on the idea of a burlesque inspired shadow puppet show to be performed in the windows of the house, but from what I can gather I am not sure that Laura necessarily shares his enthusiasm. I will keep you posted on all the dates, creative differences and behind-the- scenes gossip, but David is hoping to have the first events up and running in June… so keep logging on to alacarterstyle! Numbers will be strictly limited.

xoxo Kelli