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With Antony Gormley's South Bank rooftop sculptures demonstrating the good in public art, it's time to take a look at the bad. Step forward the Potters Fields Park Festival, held on a site overshadowed by Ken Livingstone's City Hall eyrie and remodelled under the mayor's 100 Public Spaces scheme. Featuring 'Compost Mentis', a show featuring, you guessed it, a compost heap, and 'Scarabeus', poetry inspired by cherry trees, it looks set to be a feast of toe-curlingly awful performance and installation.

Astragal is packing the hamper.

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