CONCERT DETRITUS BY ROSE EKEN

by Ariadna Zierold

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While working at punk music venues as a teenager in Copenhagen, Rose Eken developed a fascination with concert detritus. The objects she was made to clean up after an event (cigarette butts, drug paraphernalia, beer cans, discarded clothing, and lost cell phones) became emblems of punk rock culture, which she now reproduces in the form of hand-painted ceramic miniatures.

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Sculpting objects found in concert halls, kitchens, studios and similarly ubiquitous locations, Eken methodically replicates detritus often placing them very systematic in a grid, suggestive of scientific categorization. Her arrangements and sheer amount of production assume an anthropological quality, documenting and preserving the relics of a culture and celebrating a history in process.

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Nintendo Dry Gin

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As part of Anna Utopia Giordano’s Pop Bottles, there is a Nintendo Dry Gin. According to DadCamp, “The bottles are clever and, as with all great art, are a brilliant inspiration for discussion on a number of topics: How many brands are my kids exposed to and how young? What kind of food am I feeding my family? How young are my kids experimenting with alcohol?”

From The Citrus Report

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