Taking stock of a new shitty economy

In 2020 many people worried that a global pandemic would cause the economy collapse. As a remedy to save this economy, it was often suggested that we would all have to buy more shit. In the wake of these discussions, I took this notion, of buying shit for a better economy, very literally and launched an enquiry into past, present and future economies – based on the value of shit. I imagine this future economy is managed by an organization that calls itself: The Non Olet Group. I did that in text and video, in Danish and in English, for different occasions, and in different versions. Below are some examples – in both languages.

The text for the above video first appeared in ASAP/Journal, Issue 5.3, Sep 2020, page 561-563 // Copyright © 2020 Johns Hopkins University Press.

While waiting for the Covid Postponed exhibition “Always together – Mostly Happy” 2020, the organizers asked us to contribute with at work for a catalogue in stead. This was my contribution