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Digial print title Polygonal City 9

Polygonal City 9
Bayside Shopping Centre

Inkjet on watercolour paper
70 x 41 centimeters

Choosing a drink from shelves of mass produced products in a denatured sunless environment, such as a mall, is an experience that is probably not worth thinking about. Yet this familiar action reveals much about the repetitiveness -- echoed in the floor tiles, windows and fluorescent lights -- of the modern consumer life and the built environment in which it takes place. The shop dummies, which these days have become a ubiquitous feature of shopping mall walkways, are like a mute testament to the the gratification that a leisure activity like shopping is fulfilling.

Photo of the Bayside Shopping Centre