Vikenti Komitski

Lucky Fetish, 2015

video, sound
54 sec., loop
edition 3+2AP

 

installation view from Schauspiel Köln

 

"The Mystical character of commodities does not originate [...] in their use value", writes Marx in his introduction to the theory of Commodity Fetishism. The work gathers a mass produced object, believed to posses the mystical value of bringing good luck, with a Karl Marx bust, both of them commodities with no practical value per se.

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