Friday, April 28, 2006


The art world has become interested in security. MoMA (NY's Museum of Modern Art) has a web site devoted to "objects designed to protect body and mind" (associated with a recent exhibit "Safe: Design takes on Risk." German artist Matthias Megyeri designs kitschy devices to "emphasise how security devices can be oppressive."

Doesn't actually make feel oppressed though.

Nor does this:

Or this:

But it's OK if you just think they're cool and want to buy one. Mr. Megyeri has formed a company and sells them. Everything looks friendly but is really mean. Or something like that.


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