On summer visit to the Saatchi gallery, I experienced a peculiar installation within the gallery basement.
Named 'Old Persons Home' by Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, was a room full of old men in motorised wheelchairs. They looked sad, drained as if hanging on to every ounce of life dressed in greatcoats and military uniforms. One held a pair of scissors, another a can of beer. The models were so lifelike I first thought they had to be actors. The physical detail and human resemblance was very uncanny. As I watched these remote controlled wheelchairs would come to life now and again, sometimes bumping into each other.