Flooded McDonalds

Posted by The G on February 21, 2010 under Artsy Fartsy | 2 Comments to Read

Photos by G.

Flooded McDonalds by Superflex

At the Peter Blum Gallery in New York’s Chelsea area, there are 3 films by the Danish collective known as Superflex showing from now until March 20, 2010.  My favorite of the 3 films is called “Flooded McDonalds.”  It’s a 21 minute piece that literally shows water seeping through a McDonalds until the entire place is submerged in water.  There’s no plot, but it sure gives your mind a lot to think about (from cinematic techniques to social commentary on the gluttony of the world).  The film makers reconstucted the interior of an actual McDonalds and they did such a great job, it’s hard to believe this was a set and not an actual establishment.  You can see some video footage of this incredible film here.

Enjoy some more images after the jump.

Would you like fries with that?

Ronald McDonald says "Super Size Me!"

Grimace!

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  • Gail said,

    Flooded McDonalds!

  • G said,

    Grimace!!!!

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