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Peace Phrases (Series)
Peace Phrases (Series)
Peace Phrases (Series)

Peace Phrases (Series)

W 150cm x H 150cm x D 20cm

#Sculpture

#Art object/Ornament

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About Peace Phrases (Series)

Detail

Medium
Sculpture (Art object/Ornament)
EDITION
Original Artwork
Production Year
2019
Frame
Unframed

Description

Peace Phrases juxtaposes the jingoistic macho propaganda of despair-mongering elites with the folksy clichéd slogans of historical peaceniks; the collision between these words happens on alphabet block toys. 1960’s and 70’s peace-activist slogans are spelled out with children’s blocks, engraved (scr...

Peace Phrases juxtaposes the jingoistic macho propaganda of despair-mongering elites with the folksy clichéd slogans of historical peaceniks; the collision between these words happens on alphabet block toys. 1960’s and 70’s peace-activist slogans are spelled out with children’s blocks, engraved (scratched?) over this text are the phrases of military elites. It is difficult to read each one at a glance. The conflicting statements crash into each other and present no “winner” for the viewer, complexifiying our relationship to language, peace/war, elite/community.