Louis Vuitton Calabash Bowl: Africa (4 pics)


When looking at the photo above, what is your initial reaction? French artist Sbastien Bouchard hand-painted a Louis Vuitton monogram on a African calabash bowl for a group exhibition in Dakar, Senegal. Made from a calabash tree, the $1 bowl is commonly used in Africa for cooking, and to carry things around.

“C’est la crise” or “Crisis time” is an artistic response to the current global economic situation. Juxtaposing an iconic luxury logo with an inexpensive bowl, Bouchard symbolizes a stark contrast between the desires of Western culture and the necessities of African life.


via designboom



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