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Superflex Presents Three Recent Film Projects at Peter Blum Gallery

NEW YORK, NY.- Peter Blum presents the exhibition “SUPERFLEX: Flooded McDonald’s”. SUPERFLEX is a Danish collective, founded in 1993 by Bjørnstjerne Christiansen, Jakob Fenger, and Rasmus Nielsen. The group has gained worldwide recognition for their projects that deal with such issues as financial and economic markets, democratic production conditions, self-organization, and environmentalism. SUPERFLEX bases their international projects on what they describe as “counter-economic strategies,” which aim to question power structures, agency and ownership by prodding at their limitations. The exhibition “Flooded McDonald’s” comprises three of SUPERFLEX’s most recent film projects. In “Flooded McDonald’s” (2009), the centerpiece of the show, a meticulously reconstructed true-to-life replica of the interior of a McDonald’s restaurant gradually floods with water – no customers or staff