Collective Performance Art: The Lying Down Game
Bizarre lackadaisical fad snowballs into global participatory public art installation.
The Lying Down game has mushroomed in popularity. It’s originators (Gary Clarkson and Christian Langdon) have described the game as “parkour, for those who can’t be arsed” but in many ways this ‘lying down’ phenomena is absolutely antithetical to urban navigation discipline of parkour: Its not quite about the expediency of movement so much as it’s complete and utter cessation, in the most sensational places possible. The directions are simple: