Science Fiction 16:Raised on a Diet of Broken Biscuits


Science Fiction 16/ Raised on a Diet of Broken Biscuits

Karin Bubaš, Karl Marx, Dan Starling, Ron Terada, U.S. Department of the Treasury (Bureau of Engraving and Printing) and others.

June 2 – June 5, 2011

As its contribution to The Fair , the Or Gallery presents the 16th installment of its 88-part Science Fiction series.

Installed in room 117 of the Waldorf Hotel, Science Fiction 16/ Raised on a Diet of Broken Biscuits features Dan Starling’s 2011 video work Commodities Start Talking at Millionaire Fair, Untitled (Display Box) from Karin Bubaš‘s 2002 Exotic World photographic series, a rare edition of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital, assorted American currency, plus Or Gallery editions pertaining to notions of the speculation and economies.

The title of the exhibition is derived from the 1995 pop song Mis-Shapes by the UK band Pulp.


A special project at The Fair: International Contemporary Art in Vancouver at the Waldorf Hotel, 1489 East Hastings St., Vancouver

Please see for project hours.

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