“Capitalism Works for Me! True/False” by Steve Lambert (2011)


In the US of A we living in a capitalist society and economy. Every aspect of our life, “career”, “job creation”, “taxes” etc. is all based of capitalism. However, talking about capitalism is a red flag for many people. Artist Steve Lambert uses this piece to engage people in talking about capitalism. Anyone in the area can approach the podium and vote if they think capitalism has worked for them or not. The piece serves as a public forum and displays what people think in binary method. The piece has been on tour visiting multiple locations hoping to seed the apparently taboo conversation of capitalism.

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