ARTHUR CORDIER                                                                                   ︎      ︎




FREE COFFEE




2017 - 2018
Performed at Noordwal, The Hague; Royal Academy of Art The Hague; S/ash Ga//ery & Witte de Withstraat, Rotterdam.

Published in Emergency INDEX: An Annual Document of Performance Practice, vol. 7. Published by Ugly Duckling Presse, Brooklyn, US.
FREE COFFEE is a work developped in public space that imitates a street vendor boutique. Coffee is given for free, but the cups are attached to the frame by a wire, based on “when it’s free you are the product”.

The coffee is free, doesn’t promote anything except the interactions created between the shop owner, the artist, and the consumer, the audience. It questions the imprint of the economy on the territory and urban landscapes in a materialized and visible way