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Sigalit Landau's DeadSee

By: Cowbag - Published:   Updated: May 16 2011 • References: soothbrush
Israeli artist Sigalit Landau has a wall-spanning film on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.

In the brilliantly random and totally creative work, Landau emerges from a coil of watermelons which are buoyant in the Dead Sea. The video installation, entitled the DeadSee, shows the artist floating in a spiral of watermelons until the coil unravels.

AMAZING!

Implications - The juxtaposition of watermelons and a female body speaks to the nature-oriented consumer, but also anyone intrigued by sexuality and avant-garde design. Large-scale performance art and video installations will have enormous impacts on how marketers sell products. Consumers are attracted to events that disrupt public space and are visually intriguing.