Art: Alex Chinneck slides the whole front off a house. No big deal.

Posted by Liv Siddall,

We came across Alex Chinneck a few years back when he was smashing windows of an old factory so that each pane of glass cracked in exactly the same way. Brilliant. Now he’s up to no good again in Margate, where he’s taken an abandoned house and slid the entire front off it. No big deal. As you’ll see from this video, Alex is the perfect combination of creative, slightly mad and very friendly, making the project a joy for himself and the locals alike. More photos of "From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes can be found over here on his site.

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    Alex Chinneck: From the knees of my nose to the belly of my toes

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    Alex Chinneck: From the knees of my nose to the belly of my toes

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    Alex Chinneck: From the knees of my nose to the belly of my toes

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    Alex Chinneck: From the knees of my nose to the belly of my toes

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    Alex Chinneck: From the knees of my nose to the belly of my toes

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    Alex Chinneck: From the knees of my nose to the belly of my toes

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Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.