”𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑰𝒎𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂𝒍 £𝒍𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒄𝒓𝒐𝒘𝒏”, 2022
The past year has been difficult for many in the UK,
with high inflation rates and living crises affecting millions of households due to the global recession.
The current government's plan to cut taxes for the rich in the hope that it will boost the economy has been criticized as a zombie idea that does not work. The country's growing inequality and polarization, as depicted in the BBC documentary "The Decade the Rich Won," have raised questions about whether the UK's society is conditioned to accept a certain level of privilege and social class division.
The proposed artwork uses everyday products found in Poundland to create a crown--- a symbol of power and ruling, to remind viewers that in a democratic system, the people hold the power to endorse those who are in charge.
This is particularly relevant to the monarchy, whose high-class lifestyle is funded by taxpayers' money, just like the spending of the elected government.
The artwork poses a simple question to viewers: " Do we endorse inborn....?"