Dragon Tank


Inspired by the entrepreneurial television series’ Shark Tank and Dragons’ Den, Dragon Tank aims to reproduce the absurd products pitched within them. With humour in mind, the artworks will function as vestiges of the most needed and most useless consumer products. In a time when ridiculous and nonsensical has become the norm, we are critical of the enigmatic ‘North American Dream’ capitalism offers to consumers and entrepreneurs alike. And question who this ‘dream’ is really for, in the context of race, gender, sexuality, and class.

 

 
DateTuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Cost

free

Email

ignitegallery@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.ocadu.ca/gallery/ignite-gallery/current-exhibition.htm

Location

165 Augusta Ave

Inspired by the entrepreneurial television series’ Shark Tank and Dragons’ Den, Dragon Tank aims to reproduce the absurd products pitched within them. With humour in mind, the artworks will function as vestiges of the most needed and most useless consumer products. In a time when ridiculous and nonsensical has become the norm, we are critical of the enigmatic ‘North American Dream’ capitalism offers to consumers and entrepreneurs alike. And question who this ‘dream’ is really for, in the context of race, gender, sexuality, and class.

Dragon Tank price list

Opening Reception: August 23 @ 7-10

 



Exhibition application
DateTuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Cost

free

Email

ignitegallery@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.ocadu.ca/gallery/ignite-gallery/current-exhibition.htm

Location

165 Augusta Ave

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exhibition poster
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Inspired by the entrepreneurial television series’ Shark Tank and Dragons’ Den, Dragon Tank aims to reproduce the absurd products pitched within them. With humour in mind, the artworks will function as vestiges of the most needed and most useless consumer products. In a time when ridiculous and nonsensical has become the norm, we are critical of the enigmatic ‘North American Dream’ capitalism offers to consumers and entrepreneurs alike. And question who this ‘dream’ is really for, in the context of race, gender, sexuality, and class.

Dragon Tank price list

Opening Reception: August 23 @ 7-10

 

Venue & Address: 
165 Augusta Ave
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/gallery/ignite-gallery/current-exhibition.htm
Email: 
ignitegallery@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
free
Exhibition application
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