Architects recreate Ono-Lennon bed protest

Beatriz Colomina and architect Lesley Lokko recreate John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in for the Serpentine Gallery's Work Marathon event

Sam Jacob and new AA director get into bed at Serpentine Pavilion

Sam Jacob, Alison Crawshaw and new AA director Eva Franch i Gilabert are among the architectural figures who will take part in a recreation of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s historic Bed-In for Peace.

Architectural historian Beatriz Colomina is to create a site specific installation in the Serpentine Pavilion this weekend inspired by the famous 1969 protest by the artist and her Beatle husband.

Colomina will hold conversations with a series of participants as part of this Saturday’s Work Marathon, in which artists, social scientists and philosophers will discuss work, labour, automation and leisure in Mexican architect Frida Escobedo’s 2018 pavilion.

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