hUman ZoO installation forces viewers to confront common social stereotypes

zoo2 300x201 hUman ZoO installation forces viewers to confront common social stereotypes

Vienna-based performance collective God’s Entertainment created an installation called the Human ZOO, which featured homeless people, former criminals, punks and single mothers in cages and on display at Hamburg’s Kampnagel cultural center.

The live art installation was meant to showcase so-called “unwanted human urban people” and force viewers to face existing social stereotypes in a very explicit way.

Human ZOO 6 350x282 300x241 hUman ZoO installation forces viewers to confront common social stereotypes

zoo1 300x201 hUman ZoO installation forces viewers to confront common social stereotypes

Human ZOO 7 350x282 300x241 hUman ZoO installation forces viewers to confront common social stereotypes

Images courtesy of: Frank Engel

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About VC Maurer

VC Maurer, is an aspiring art critic, columnist, and art journalist. With a dual degree in Art History and Religious Studies, she also obtains a masters degree in Curating Contemporary Design from London, UK. Currently she lives in Bedford-Stuyvesant, BK.

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