Artist Creates An Installation That Takes From The Rich To Give To The Poor

Hunger King is an amazing installation by the artist Jani Leinonen, created in 2014 in Budapest, which diverts the famous fast food brand into a cynical criticism of capitalism. Imagined in response to the law banning the homeless from sleeping in public space, Hunger King offers two queues, one for the rich, one for the poor. The rich will enter directly by paying over 2300€, while the poor will have to wait more than six hours to enter this fake restaurant, but will receive 13€ in a burger box, the equivalent of the minimum wage in Hungary. The installation Hunger King by Jani Leinonen is a powerful response to our consumer society and the criminalization of poverty.

More info: Jani Leinonen (h/t: ufunk)










(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below

More Inspiring Stories

How Medieval Artists Saw Elephants: Claws, Hooves, Trunks Like Trumpets, And Castles On Their Backs
Society Seen Through The Prism Of Banksy Artworks
“Selfish Pigs” Cartoons Show Annoying Things People Do
Gulun
"In The Name Of Glory": Absolutely Brilliant Concept Art By Dominik Mayer
Artist John Bisbee’s Makes Of Sculptures With Only Nails – “Only Nails, Always Different.”
Creativity By Natasha Kinaru: Drawn Pictures Of Celebrities
This Artist Illustrates His Sweet Childhood Memories So Well The Results May Move You To Tears
This Artist Draws a Maps of the World with Just Single Line
"Weaving The Incantation": The Worlds Of Marc Simonetti
Awesome Star Wars Fan Art By Tsuneo Sanda, Official Lucasfilm & Disney Artist
Artist Beautifully Illustrates What Happiness Is
To Warn On Ecological Disaster, French Artist Prefers To Have The Message Carried By Disney Characters
Normal People Vs Me: 9 Amusingly Truthful Comic Strips
This Artist Makes A Living By Painting Celebrities With Pancakes On Their Heads
John Salminen’s Watercolor Paintings Of Urban Landscapes
"Jennifer, Will You Marry Me?" A Marriage Proposal On Telephone Poles Turns Sour
Artist Created These Funny Comics After The Sun Blocked His Beautiful Sunset
Illustrator Reveals The Brutally Honest Life Truths
A Historically Accurate Elsa Has - Dare We Say It - An Even Prettier Dress
Artist Illustrates What Spongebob Characters Would Look Like As Humans
"In Between Superloons": The Digital Cryptosurrealism of Bruno Cassa
The Best Company Replies To Twitter’s “Describe 2020 In One Word” Challenge
These Daily Drawings Of A Young Artist And Her Little Brother Are A Bright Spot During Some Dark Days
Japanese Illustrator Tacomaru Provides Stylish Take on Popular Cartoon Characters
Weekly Graphic News: Graphic Artist Illustrates One International News Each Week
Japanese Body Paint Artist Hikaru Cho Shows Off Surreal Animal-Human Creations
Artist Illustrates Monsters Coming Out Of People’s Phones Because We Stare At Them Too Much
This Man Photoshops Himself Into Series Of Hilarious Scenarios With Celebrities
Funny Comics About Finnish Nightmares That Anyone Can Understand