AirSpace Gallery
Saturday, July 25, 2009
Saturday, August 1, 2009
4, Broad Street, Hanley ST1 4HL
West Midlands

Ecce Home TescoNow at AirSpace until 1st August 2009Due to the continuing success of Ecce Homo Tesco, AirSpace has chosen to keep the show open for another week. The show opened on the 26th June, introducing Stoke on Trent to Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson’s Devolution Theory. A theory that sees a Tesco dystopia where the human skeletal structure has devolved to cater for the new Tesco life, where the young are enrolled into the compulsory Tesco Youth and Tesco monuments are built to celebrate the chain.A combination of strangely realistic skeleton figures and museum like artefacts create a history for our predicted future, the show is predominantly amusing, the children at the pre-view were seen to be pointing and laughing at the figures. Yet at the same time there are haunting undertones, could this actually happen? Or is it already happening? It was recently reported that the sale of forks was massively out numbering the sale of knives, could this be the beginning of our downfall, one hand shovels food while the other rests on the television remote. It could be that we are closer than we think to the fork shovelling seen in Doyle and Mallinson’s [email protected] 01782 261221