Superflex – Flooded McDonald’s

“Flooded McDonald’s” is the second video from the Danish collective known as Superflex. This fascinating work is currently being screened at the South London Gallery.

Superflex - Flooded McDonald's - Still - 2008

A replica of a popular “burger bar” was created and then slowly flooded. The action was recorded as trays and fast food containers were lifted by the rising water. The visuals register as dream or nightmare depending on the dietary habits of the viewer.

Superflex - Flooded McDonald's - Still - 2008

Rasmus Nielsen, Jakob Fenger and Bjørnstjerne Christiansen have worked together for fifteen years as Superflex. Congratulations to the crew on their recent George Maciunas Award.

Superflex - Flooded McDonald's - Production Still - 2008

Superflex is known for collaborating with others. For “Flooded McDonald’s” direction was shared with Tuan Andrew Nguyen.

Enjoy this clip from the production.

Flooded McDonald’s
16 January – 1 March 2009
South London Gallery

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Scott Lickstein is a visual artist and was the founder / primary writer for the art news source, until January 2013 when it merged with NOWhere Limited’s Magazine.

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