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Gillian Wearing takeover: welcome to a week of secrets

This week, the Turner prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing is taking over with confessions and obsessions

Welcome to our week-long digital takeover by Turner prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing. As her Whitechapel Gallery review show throws open its doors, Gillian will be here every day telling Guardian readers what makes her tick, and letting you into her world of confessions and obsessions, from cross-dressing photographer Claude Cahun (the subject of a new work by Wearing) to a notorious 1960s Frederick Wiseman fly-on-the-wall film about a mental institution, Titicut Follies.

Today, she wants you to get confessional: she's sharing her Dancing in Peckham filmwork and soundtrack, and asking where you'd pick to dance in public. Tomorrow, she'll take you behind the scenes of her Masks series, which has seen her create and then be photographed in silicone masks of everyone from her family and herself to renowned German portraitist August Sander. Adrian Searle will also be reviewing the show tomorrow.

On Wednesday, the artist picks her favourite Signs made by the public, in which they express their innermost feelings on small-scale banners (a response to her 1992-3 series, Signs That Say What You Want Them to Say and Not Signs That Say What Someone Else Wants You to Say). Later in the week, Gillian will talk through the reality TV shows that have most inspired her, from Michael Apted's Seven Up to Andy Warhol's Screen Tests. With Gillian at the helm, it's sure to be a week of secret-spilling. © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds

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