The Straight Line Pt2

By Ruth Levene

Alternative Ploughing Match was a participatory performance work that came out of the research talked about in The Straight Line Pt1 The collective competed to create the longest and straightest line.

The Rules:

One person is blindfolded with a flour sack and walks in what they think is a straight line until they hear the cry ‘walk over’. Behind the blindfolded walker is the support walker whose role it is to stop the blindfolded walker falling down a ditch. Live drawings of the walkers routes are made by contest judges.

The Results: