Shelf Life

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Femke Herregraven, the last mile (detail), 2019, Photo Charlott Markus

Shelf Life comprised a series of commissioned works in storefronts of the Boven 't Y mall in Amsterdam. Exploring the dynamics of the shopping center, the exhibition addressed the mall both on a visual, socio-ecnomical, as well as infastructural level.

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Bruno Zhu, job center, 2019, Photo Charlott Markus

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Elise van Mourik, Open plan study, 2019, Photo Charlott Markus

Shelf Life explored the consequences of e-commerce on the urban landscape. As retail is in development, and distribution chains are in flux, online sales increase. Will the support-your-locals movement generate the necessary social change?

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Marge Monko, Flawless, Seamless II, 2019, Photo Charlott Markus

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Jean Katambayi Mukendi, visafrolampes 1 – 8, 2020, Photo Charlott Markus

Artists
Femke Herregraven, Jean Katambayi Mukendi, Marge Monko, Elise van Mourik, Beny Wagner, Bruno Zhu

Curator
Bas Hendrikx

Venue
Kunsthalle Amsterdam

Year
2019-2020