Many well-meaning locals responded to our call for scrap materials, from which we constructed our cocoon, made in response to the town's silk manufacturing history. As typically wet weather persisted, the shelter incorporated waterproof elements such as the blue tarp and umbrella pictured above. Disagreements with the local church understandably ensued about this eyesore of a sculpture in their yard.
The artists spent 1 wet night in the cocoon, or more accurately spent a lot of it sat on the somewhat dryer steps of the town's clock tower a few metres away, which chimed on the hour every hour through the night. Lu Di was evidently smarter than me and stopped at one night, whilst I spent the second night in a room above the local pub.