Art and ice

Published: Monday 30 November -0001

-- Cildo Meireles' conceptual art at Documenta 11, the biggest European art festival held in Germany every five years makes a political statement for year 2002.

The artist's concept had ice cream vending carts hosted by young volunteers, where a visitor could buy ice popsicles (not ice creams). As the ice melted in the mouth, the visitor was left holding a clear plastic stick, inscribed, "Disappearing Element / Disappeared Element".

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