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Black Market Economist

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Part 5 of 5 of my Q&A series on international Filipino designers. Read the rest of the series here

We are all grappling with a world economy nowadays. What does a brand mean? Does it actually confer any value? Is consumption always ethical? Conceptual artist Stephanie Syjuco touches on those topics with her varied practice. I featured her for a Philippine magazine Mega a while back. It was a pleasure to re-visit her work for Surface.

Conceptual artist Stephanie Syjuco traces the links between material goods and global economies

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Melinda Williams
Published: February 2012, Surface Asia


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