Adventures with Tony Kaye

A Day in the Life of Tony Kaye in a Nissan Cube – the movie!

Here are two brilliant three minute films of highlights from last Friday’s adventures through London with Tony Kaye in a fleet of Nissan Cubes. Everything was filmed on Flip HD cameras. Read the blogs, linked here, for more information.

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Tony Kaye’s Cube-top Concert

A perfect close to the day, before zooming off to the Cube Store in Brick Lane; Tony Kaye gives a Cube-top show atop a Nissan Cube outside the Tate. Cue startled passers-by, unfazed cabbies, bewildered Big Issue sellers and a few arched eyebrows. In the Nissan Cube, an interesting conversation ensues about how to walk […]

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In the Mosque

We’re spotting similarities inside the mosque; sacred spaces vary only slightly, according to Tony. “I thought this place was the hugest place. I enjoyed the performance aspect of singing texts, I had to read the Hebrew from the scroll. I enjoyed singing to a packed house! “The quest for immortality is to be with family […]

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At the Mosque

“This is where I became a man 44 years ago!” Negotiations for entry are underway – we are off to find a sheik at a restaurant to seek permission to film inside the mosque. Many phone calls are being fired off in the Somine Restaurant on the corner of Crossway and Kingsland High Street. The […]

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At the site of the old Middlesex Hospital

Outside the old Middlesex Hospital, a Rolls Royce goes past. “Get one of these,” calls Tony to Felix Dennis’s chauffeur, pointing at the fleet of Cubes. The chauffeur’s not impressed. “I’ve outlived a building,” says Tony. “I don’t know where it went. We should have started here. But now we’ve seen where I was born […]

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Twithibition live online exhibition today

One of my friends, the filmmaker Tony Kaye, is in London this week to launch a series of Design Inspiration events at The Cube Store, a unique, pop-up destination and creative forum in Brick Lane set up to celebrate the launch of one of Japan’s greatest design icons, the Nissan Cube. To celebrate Tony’s arrival […]

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