Snarky Smoothies Distill The Pitfalls Of Modern Society

Snarky Smoothies Distill The Pitfalls Of Modern Society
Design

These drinks blend unusual ingredients like Big Data and Kale Chips to represent the deprivations of urban life.

Angeli Rafer
  • 12 may 2014

New York City’s High Line—an elevated freight rail line transformed into a public park—is cooking up some food for thought this summer with their Archeo outdoor art exhibit. The exhibit is a study in contrasts, with the High Line’s natural beauty paired with hulking sculptures that resemble the relics of a futuristic, dystopian civilization unearthed, with a twist. Combining social activism and a little tongue-in-cheek humor, these sculptures, such as Josh Kline’s Skittles—an industrial fridge loaded up with social commentary smoothies—actually offer poignant commentary on humanity’s present fascination and frustration with technology.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.