no.19 CHEWING IN VENICE

These photos are a lot of fun. Luxembourger artist Simone Decker created them in 1999. Decker is interested in perspective shifts and often explores the way public space is arranged. she used photographic trompe l?oeil devices, Decker includes the streets and squares of Venice as the backdrop for her oversized gum sculptures; a proposal for sculptural work. I liked it first because the cuteness and color of it, then when I started to research it I realized it was made in1999, it add something more to it, I believe in that time this is must something innovative, chowing gum are consider rude in my culture, you shouldn?t chowing them in front of oldies, you shouldn?t through it in the public space, but seeing them in such big scale and putted in public space is ironic for me, I like the humor in it.

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