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A new sonic installation by east London artist Scanner (aka Robin Rimbaud) - known for his collaborations with Bryan Ferry, Wayne MacGregor and Steve McQueen - will be revealed at a late night event at the Museum of London Docklands on Friday.



Bridge is a free exhibition of artworks responding to the capital's crossings showing at the Museum Of London Docklands, West India Quay. We have selected four of the works from the exhibition with words of explanation or evocation.



The story of London is the story of river conquests. From the first Roman pontoons, through the congested first London Bridge to the gothic splendour of Tower Bridge and onward to the prospect of a new Garden Bridge, these crossings are a reflection of a people and their times that carry more significance than mere engineering.


Stepping off the Tube and into Canary Wharf, it's the twinkling office lights and skyscrapers filling the expanse that makes gazing up to the skies inevitable.

The people responsible for such dashes of colour adorning Barclays in Churchill Place, the warming glow of One Canada Square and those crazy-coloured chairs in the chill areas are being celebrated at a one-day event.

Mosaic142WEBBBY.jpgShould you be embarking on a quest for retail therapy in Jubilee Place Mall this week, perhaps take time to tear your eyes from the glittering sale goodies to focus on the floor.

Decorating the shiny surface on both shopping tiers is a series of mosaics designed by Emma Biggs.