american dreams

From Rhizome Artbase
mark cooley
2002
Description

AMERICAN DREAMS: A WORK IN PROGRESS
MATERIALS
62 packages , 16" x 11" x 2-5" each, installed on 8 sections of 2' x 4' pegboard.
american dreams is an interactive installation making use of common retail packaging and display aesthetics where gallery participants may self reflectively play the role of consumers while uncovering unsettling relationships between free market globalization and military domination. The installation represents an ongoing meditation on the abuse of power and prevailing mythologies and ideologies of US culture.

mark cooley
13 December 2002
Legacy descriptive tags
free trade, military industrial complex
Attribution: mark cooley
War, Labor, Installation, Globalization, Exhibition
Attribution: Rhizome staff
Metadata
Variant History
outside link
8 May 2013
2002
open submission
13 December 2002
mark cooley