Be Careful What You Wish For?

Posted on Jun 2, 2013 in David Connolly
Be Careful What You Wish For?

The shifting economic and geopolitical landscape from a dominant Western perspective to the East has resulted in China rising as an economic and political powerhouse. The countries continued rise in GDP, globally positions itself as the world’s second largest economy behind the United States and is forecasted to overtake the US as the world’s dominant economy.

The installation Be Careful For What You Wish For, 2013 addresses themes of Utopia in modernity as a result of rapid economic growth and suggests a cautionary tale for both the West and East in relation to perceiving each others role in a global economy.

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be careful for what you wish for?