The second event was Duncan Speakman's Subtlemob: As If It Were The Last Time which involved people, in couples, walking slowly or just standing in a busy nearby street while listening to a 30-minute narrative on an MP3 player. The general public were unaware of what was going on while we acted out a subtle, yet emotional silent 'play'. That is until the finale when the narrator asked us to dance with our partner through the street. The sight of 20 couples slowly & silently dancing in a busy street while pedestrians flowed round us was both strange and moving.
The third event was Live Art Speed Dating by the wonderfully named Stoke Newington International Airport, at Super Deluxe in Roppongi. It was whacky and fun. I had 'dates' with a short, somewhat stout Okinawan dancer, another young woman covered in barcodes which I could scan to play music, and, weirdest of all actually, a guy who did reiki therapy on my head and neck. His hands barely touched me yet weirdly when he'd finished I couldn't move my head! The sensation wore off after a minute or two but it was the strangest thing.
The evening was made even more enjoyable by meeting up with some friends: Morgan, Suzannah, Michael from Namaiki, and two Japanese girls who seemed to know me quite well but I'd completely forgotten who they were. A strange day by any stretch of the imagination.