Photo credit: Sarah Williams

  THE DEIFICATION OF UTILITY
HIGH STREET INTERVENTION

DISRUPTION 2, JULY 2012


In a post-apocalyptic world the insignificant rise to claim the status of the great. The overlooked will step forward and the meek shall truly inherit the earth. As all previous systems of order crumble under the weight of our devastated society, true value is found only in the beauty of the utilitarian. In the harsh and real fight for survival, the few utensils remaining are guarded and worshipped with a
devotion offered previously only to our Gods.


Have you seen our tin opener?

 

Jason & Becky took part in the enormously successful Disruption2 event in Swansea, organised by Elysium Gallery. The post-apocalyptic series of performances in Swansea city centre involved a series of diverse performances from artists such as Dave Marchant, Tiff Oben and Kapspike and Goebbels, punctuated by Jason & Becky’s poster appeals for the return of their lost tin opener. A piece that interrupted the routine of everyday life with a question about our Western systems of object
value.

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