|Round 1: (7-13/7/97)
Meercats versus The Bloke In Mid-air
(The unofficial title)
The meercats in the Myer Bourke Street store windows
Sculpture of bloke in mid-air
|Where:||Bourke Street Mall (until mid-July)||Southbank (for the foreseeable future)|
originate in Africa, where they were especially bred for
cuteness to appeal to wildlife documentary film makers.
Don't try and shoplift any to take home for the kids - security is very tight.
And no, they are not available in the Myer Pets Department. In fact, I don't think Myer even has a Pets Department.
to be standing on some kind of disembodied hand. No doubt
the artist knows why, and would explain it in terms of the
juxtaposition of surrounding structures and the overall
relevance of the figure to today's society - its woes,
ails and illnesses. Or some such bollocks.
Me? I just think it looks cool up there.
|The Result:||At first it looked like the Bloke was going to tread all over the Meercats. But as the week wore on, the meercat lovers from everywhere piled in and clicked on their favourite cutsey animals.|
|89 votes||81 votes|
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