Muro (Wall): Video documentation by Bosco Sodi

Muro (Wall): Video documentation by Bosco Sodi


  • October 4, 2018 - October 28, 2018
  • Free

For his first public performative installation in London, Mexican artist Bosco Sodi built a wall, 2 meters high by 8 meters long, in the forecourt of The National Theatre on London’s South Bank. A part of Art Night, an event curated by the Hayward Gallery on July 7, 2018, Muro was made up of 1600 clay bricks, fabricated in Mexico with the help of local craftsmen, and individually signed by the artist. Once installed, passers-by were invited to dismantle the wall, brick by brick, and take a part of the artwork home. For Sodi, Muro is more than just an artwork or performance; it is a reminder that when society comes together it can dismantle, or create, any kind of barrier. As the artist says, “It’s about breaking down walls physically and mentally.”