The Guardian has it’s Art Critics report on Sports for a Day

June 19, 2008 · Print This Article

The Guardian has done what every critic of both art & sports has both feared and mocked since time eternal…. They let their reporters cover the events of the other side. Art Critics reporting on the “Pastoral” qualities of the football stadium & Sports Reporters covering the lack of score keeping in contemporary interpretive dance.

To be honest the coverage is pretty trite and limited but the idea is pretty fun and if it was seriously embraced for longer then 1 day it could be a very interesting and culturally “bridging” activity.

Saddly it is only one day and like that episode of M.A.S.H Klinger goes back to company clerk the next day only to have nightmares of the life he had as Hospital Unit Command.

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