Update: Woolworths has agreed to allow the photo shoot to take place on Monday, July 9. The shoot will be completed in one hour, with participants encouraged to take public transport to the event.  “As we’ve said in the past, we’re very supportive of the Provocaré​  Festival of the Arts and the Chapel Street community in which we operate,” a spokesperson for Woolworths said. “In further discussions with the festival organisers they indicated a willingness to be flexible with dates and times to ensure the shoot could happen without inconveniencing our customers during busy weekend trading. As a result, we’re now able to accommodate the request to temporarily clear the rooftop for Spencer Tunick’s group shot on a Monday morning during a traditionally slow trading period. It’s a good outcome that will allow Spencer Tunick to profile the Chapel Street precinct on the world stage without compromising the ability of our customers to access the store, in an easy and convenient manner.” 

A petitionhas been launched by the Chapel Street Precinct Association after supermarket giant Woolworths refused the use of its carpark for the hero shot in visiting artist Spencer Tunick’s Return of the Nude , the headline act of the PROVOCARÉ Festival. Tunick’s work...

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