kr2.023 (ink. MVA)
17 in stock
An homonym special edition of the most shared coffee beans during the whole year at the urban intervention.
A bag packed with unwritten memories of those thousands encounters, as a clear representation of our constant exploration in the binomial reality/fiction.
In collaboration with the local coffee company Solberg & Hansen –official supplier of æDEG15– antipodes café created this object, which in its front present a tag with both brands, name of the urban intervention and brief description of the coffee over a picture of the area of Barcode with the urban intervention right in the middle but almost imperceptible. Under this tag was the signature of “antipodes café” and the number of the copy both handwritten with pencil. Representing the 100 activities celebrated at the venue, 30 signed copies were made with English tags and 70 with Norwegian texts. In addition we made few signed proofs in both languages. In the back of each package there are details about the coffee (such as date, weight, precedence, etc), as well as a map of the area and brief info on why æDEG15.
This product was launched during December 2016 at æDEG16 (a temporary store mounted in the building right in front of where the project took place), and was also presented at the beginning of 2017 in the exhibition antipodes café visits Elefante, in Brasilia, Brazil.
“To simulate is to feign to have what one hasn’t or to pretend to be what one isn’t: to pretend, to imitate, to disguise, to falsify. To supplant is to take the place of another: to substitute, to displace, to replace, to supplant. The two terms are so close that even Baudrillard uses them indistinctly in his texts, but from here we are going to propose a definitive difference between the two: that the second meaning has no return. In the simulation (of art) the consciousness of deceit is present during all the time that the representation lasts, but when the impersonation (of life) is instituted, the will to substitute is decisive, there is no deceit, only a new version of the facts that replaces and removes the previous one.” LB *
* Since late 2019 antipodes café consumes and shares coffee produced by Zapatista farmers and brought to us via Direct Solidarity trade by Café Libertad Kollektiv.
|18 × 13 × 4 cm
signed. Package includes certification of authenticity