EAST ERIC | JASPER VAN ES | MARCO PREGELJ
Sigmund Freud metaphorically drew a comparison between ‘high achievement and the acquisition of wealth as building monuments to our penises’.
Even though we think that phallic architecture is an age-old thing, even in the modern day there is proof that the world still believes a phallic structure symbolizes strength, power, male domination and political authority.
The huge unfinished parking garage in Ljubljana (SLO) could and should be seen as a failure but still symbolizes th same domination and authority. Perhaps more than if it had been finished.
On the first of July 2022 three men decided to turn this place into a new monument.
We made a publication/artwork, shirt and handmade jewelry about the project. If interested send me a mail.