Ever since the industrial revolution people have been just another cog in the wheel, everyone keeping existence in motion.
The role of most humans in society is to maintain a constant. But how much influence do we have on the actual outcome of what is really going on? The propaganda humans are fed keeps people believing their position in society is a valid choice. Yet at what price to society?
Chew Two To Chew [CTTC] was a projection of the absolute lack of power of the individual with regard to the development of the mass human psyche. This was not meant to be a dark piece with no future, but a piece to make people think and go away with what they can do as individuals. The power of the masses is a powerful tool.
The manoeuvre series (May – August, 2002) presented works by artists who have agenda of art as a toll for challenging broader social ad political issues. The series consisted of thee-week shows by four contemporary New Zealand artists with political axes to grind.