In another surprising intervention, Single Bed (2011), the artist set up a makeshift bed in a public place and promptly fell asleep. Inspired by the intimacy of sleep, and the continuity of life around us while we sleep, Li performed the piece several times in different locations, and two iterations screen at the gallery. In A Single Bed No.1 (Optics Valley) (2011), he fell asleep on the sidewalk (at the same bustling site seen in A Slap in Wuhan), but was awoken by police just 15 minutes in, told that he was obstructing traffic. Alternatively, in A Single Bed No.2 (Small Playground) (2011), Li made camp at a park, and was able to sleep for some five hours. Passersby became unassuming—and amusing—extras, particularly a woman in a red jumpsuit doing rhythmic calisthenics for the length of the video; children and badminton players also make appearances. In order to be able to fall asleep during daylight for this work, Li would forgo sleep for two days previous to the performance.