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Four legs good, two legs bad, Chinese Year Of The Pig 2019 at Q-Park, Leicester Square

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Time 12:00
Date 10/02/19
Price Free

Its a take over! Over 100 artists come together for four whole days of free art, music, performances and dance within Leicester Square's underground car park, all in celebration of the Pig!

Dates and Times: Sun 10 at 12:00 - 20:00 & Thu 14 - Fri 15 at 14:00 - 19:00 & Sun 16 Feb, 14:00 -21:00.

This subterranean expo is a unique opportunity to explore a slice of the capitals DIY contemporary art scene in the heart of the west end. Experience the myriad artist responses to the theme of Year of the Pig, 'Four legs good, two legs bad', a quote from George Orwell's prescient 1945 book Animal Farm.

Urban, underground, it is the contemporary art antidote to the flock wall paper and institutionalised art of the national Gallery just 200 yards away. Here, below street level you can encounter anything and probably will.

Chance upon a lone tap dancer, discover installations about race, gender and migration. Hear Euro Asian electronic music, watch an adult interpretation of fairytale, the Three Little Pigs via Butoh Dance. Witness an invitation to dinner with a twist, visually consider capitalism and ecology, visit a paper theatre, and think about pigs in ancient literature. Walk on Brex-it poetry, question the meaning of wealth and happiness and much more. Energetic, irreverent, thought provoking and fun. We look forward to you joining us underground!.

#CNYLondon is the largest celebration in the world (outside Asia) with Trafalgar Square, Leicester square and China Town hosting over 300,000 visitors enjoying everything from dragon dances, martial arts, parades to pyrotechnics and Chinese cuisine.