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Pigeons And The Fame Hungry Clamber Up Trafalgar’s Fourth Plinth

by | 14th, June 2009

fourth_plinth FROM 13,000 applicants, 615 people have been randomly selected top spend an hour of their lives as living statues on a plinth in Trafalgar Square.

One and Other by artist Anthony Gormley.

Says Heather Pringle, a student from Hexham, Northumberland, spending a portion of her 20th birthday on the plinth:

“I plan to celebrate in style, a good old fashioned birthday party. There will be cake.”

Etch that on the stone and be done with it.

Of coruse, not everyone will just stand on the fourth plinth and take in the view. Some have a cause like aquatic scientist Oliver Parsons-Baker, 26, from Birmingham, who wants to highlight the importance of clean water.

A Mr Rosenberg

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