Breaking Bank

Earthenware
17’’ (H) x 16’’ (W) x 10’’ (D)
2019


The capitalist system tricks us not only through the inherited desire but also though fundamental human needs. Nowadays in the United States, the profit-driven system force people to break their saving to meet certain basic human right such as living, education, and health care, etc. Through the choice of intimacy and familiarity characters of mobile phone, I want to intrigue the internal dialogue with the viewers’ personal experience. What does this system really do to affect people’s behaviors? What are the American dreams we believe in now?