Last Supper? Disciples 'all had the munchies' says London artist

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Friday, 23 March 2012

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Detail from the exhibition showing Simon Peter getting a lungfull

London - An animated tableau vivant at London's Black Rat Projects Gallery depicts the Disciples as weed-crazed bong-toting stoners high on Judean homegrown and leftover Retsina from a recent Cana nuptials.

Giles Walker's Last Supper has Jesus rolling a 10 inch spliff as acolytes remove pesky seeds and hard twiggy bits from the Messiah's herbal stash.

A merry Mary Magdalene is seen tossing pancakes on a makeshift woodchip stove fuelled by smouldering arm-thick dope stems and fashioning roll-ups from wafer-thin papyri leaves.

Meanwhile Herod's top supergrass Judas Iscariot is on the blower to his thought police handlers making arrangements for busting Jesus in the skunk cultivation borders backdrop to the Agony In The Garden.

"Reckon it's pretty lifelike for Judea in AD 33," First Herbal Hallelujah Tabernacle pastor the Rev Stoney Potash told reporters, "although some folks might be offended."

This weekend a Lenten pilgrimage is being arranged to the Shoreditch exhibition to coincide with Passionfruit Sunday which marks the beginning of two weeks' munching on wholesome desserts ahead of the annual Easter Sundae choc-fest.

The price of Homerton home-grown remains a competitive sixty quid an ounce.

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