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Empty Bellies, Considering Power, Penelope Richardson, Festival für unangepasste Kunst

Art fills empty bellies

Art fills empty bellies as my work for the festivalunangepasstekunst has a second life. Read on to see what became of the potatoes that disappeared from the installation. Besatzungsmacht mit Folgen Look out for the upcoming event on 8th October where you have a chance to participate.

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Penelope Richardson, 'Considering Power', 75 kilos potatoes, tape and netting, 2016

Considering Power

Considering Power: Seventy-five kilos of potatoes are tied up and cordoned off in a Munich underpass. Why?  Why potatoes? The artwork ‘Considering Power’ seeks to provoke interrogation in relation to questions of power, society and food. It is part of the 2nd Festival für unangepasste Kunst in Munich during 15-17 July. The potato has a […]

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Making a wish in Tenna

Making ‘I wish I was there’ in Tenna ‘I wish I was there’ is an artwork I made during the first Alps Art Academy in Tenna, Switzerland. It was made possible thanks to the community in Tenna who were extremely helpful with all aspects of my project, especially Cathrin, Yolanda and the Mayor of Safiental, […]

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Penelope Richardson Art Safiental

‘I wish I was there’, Alps Art Academy

We all hope and dream and when we travel we go with good intentions. This work is a giant wishing pole set upon a small hill in the alps. A place that calls for meditation and contemplation. It is easy to walk up to the piece from the town and experience the smells and textures […]

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Macht and Power

Munich has long been associated with acts of power. This exhibition brings together a group of artists in a public space to create a dialogue around the theme of ‘power’. Another one of those fleeting events that take place in an obscure location. Half the fun is discovering an unknown aspect of the city. The […]

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