Diary: Hit or Miss... Nudecastle

On Sunday the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and marketing body Newcastle and Gateshead Initiative engineered a nudist stunt with American artist Spencer Tunick, netting space in every national. Over 2,000 volunteers braved a chilly breeze at dawn to pose for Tunick's photographs - which will feature in an exhibition at the Baltic in January. 'It was really liberating,' said one volunteer in The Independent. The organisations approached Tunick with the idea last year and the entire stunt cost just £2,500.

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