Anyone looking for a way to weather the credit crunch should take a leaf out of the book of the Da! collective – a troop of raggle-taggle anarchists and artists who have taken over a £6m town-house in Mayfair, all in the name of art.
The group have staked their claim to the empty property, hanging a black anarchists’ flag from the first-floor balcony. Inside, many of the 30 bedrooms have been transformed into slap-dash art installations, including, according to the Guardian:
“One room is full of tree branches while another hosts a pink baby bath above which dangle test tubes filled with capers.”
The things people do in the name of art…