By Nini Baseema in New Art on Tuesday 6 November 2012

With the American election currently dominating the media, I often find myself wondering: How much of what citizens of democracies are promised today will be kept by the winning parties tomorrow? And do we ever sanction that enough as voters? The installation “Fleet of unfulfilled election promises” deals with the very subject rather creatively. The electoral programs of the current government in Madrid were folded and turned into an “enlightened” fleet of small paper boats only to be flushed down the street during a ritual cleaning: once the installation was completed the wet and now unreadable, paper boats were picked up and deposited into paper recycling containers.

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