Cameron Bishop
Leisureland
2016
Treadmill, lycra, digital animations, speakers, downlights, sensors
10x4.5x4.5m
Leisureland draws on a critical thread that has emerged in the recent works of Bishop & Reis, namely, the cultural capital, and attendant physical and mental energies the modern audience and its producers bring to the work of art in the age of spectacular capitalism. At the same time the work continues the institutional and cultural critique that Bishop & Reis have brought to their projects over the last five years by building a temple, a disco and a moving stage, from which the subject can watch the world go by.
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