Princess Peppa’s Parents – Temporary Juxtaposition INstallation no 4 – Sainsburys, Tower Hamlets, 4th Nov 2011
( Childrens’ toy pig-based playset set into pork meat fridge section. Two-image work documenting the installation )
c. Michael St.Mark 2011. Titled by Dingo.
( Click to enlarge the images.)
The work determines to highlight the grim plight of factory-farmed animals, in stark contrast with
the innocent image of farming and of animals imputed into children via toys and games.
Presented in twin image photo print format;
In what we believe to be the first works in a new genre within Installation Art;
deliberately selected items from separate product aisles within a large
public retail environment are brought together and juxtaposed so as to create
surprise thought-provoking dichotomies in the minds of unsuspecting
passing shoppers, and in so doing breaking down preconceptions from
advertising or brand image; revealing certain uncomfortable – or humorous – realities