Critique of Pure Image - Between Fake and Quotation

The Exhibition

Curated by Dimitrina Sevova

The Yes Men

The Yes Men

(video, 83 min., 2005),

The Horribly Stupid

Stunt (Which Resulted in His Untimely Death)

(video, 23’39’’, 2001),

Smokey the Log

(video, 3’20’’, 2004),

New Ice Age?

(video, 1’44’’, 2004),

Up Came Oil!

(video, 3’03’’, 2004)

Video installation and one digital print, 2004-2005.

identity theft

Small-time criminals impersonate honest people in order to steal their money. Targets are ordinary folks whose ID numbers fell into the wrong hands.

identity correction

Honest people impersonate big-time criminals in order to publicly humiliate them. Targets are leaders and big corporations who put profits ahead of everything else.

the yes men

The Yes Men have impersonated some of the world's most powerful criminals at conferences, on the web, and on television, in order to correct their identities. They currently have hundreds of thousands of job openings.