shoppin’ all rights reserved (2014) Victoria, BC Canada
a video project by Karen Hibbard
shoppin’ playfully undermines the high value capitalistic societies
place on consumerism, at the expense of economically viable and
healthy communities. It is ultimately pathological in that it is
shoppin’ celebrates the liberation of the overworked shopping cart-
set free into nature. In this new environment, nature adapts to the
carts and they, the liberated carts - mirror animal behaviours.
There is growing evidence that ‘oniomania’ (Greek) or compulsive
shoppingis a significant and worsening problem with serious
consequences, both emotional and financial and linked to
dissatisfaction or unhappiness.
Special thanks to the following collaborators:
Dawson Creek Coop & Shoppers, BC, Canada
Sound Artists sharing at
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