Just like today, this shop window has a product display and a product list. Gone are the many different posters from different companies advertising their wares, in come a clear panel with bullet points with all the services provided by the shop, in the colours of the shop:
Using the out of use metal shutters section of the window, and continuing with the use of cardboard as a material, the shop sign tries to be as attractive as possible, playing with the shared letters to make a very long name short and catchy.
It even has its own logo:
Only of course it is liable to decay, just like shops are today, only, we do not know in which measure.
The following is the complete text of the performance as presented on August, Friday 8th, at regular intervals between 6 and 8pm. This performance is an addendum to 2014, CollectNConnect, an artwork that, taking as the starting point the local … Continue reading →
That whole exchange markets that started as an artwork and became a movement has made a comeback. People bring their unwanted goods to their local shop, as they would be too busy to just bring them on the day. And … Continue reading →
Allotments will be all the rage. With all that extra leisure, and with the help of handy apps full of alarms and tips and reminders, we will use any container, any little patch of communal garden, to grow our own produce. The local … Continue reading →
It has already started, boxes need to be somewhere, stations, supermarkets. The new shop will be the repository for those boxes, we cannot imagine how many boxes we will be producing in the future, and all sorts of imaginative ways of dealing … Continue reading →
Everyday, one of the Shop Guys will stand outside, selling fresh produce from the allotments. It’s a nice trip down memory lane when shop assistants will have piles of colourful wooden crates with all manner of produce. This time is … Continue reading →
Popping by your local shop for a coffee is really an excuse to talk to someone. Consequently shops have set aside a talking corner. Local people with time to spare will be in attendance to talk to you. It is … Continue reading →