‘Crash Art’: Austerity Is Our Muse



The inspiration born of the bailout is so rich that the filmmaker Donald Taylor Black, 60, director of Ireland’s film school at the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, is creating an hour-long documentary about the genre of crash art. Paid for with an initial €100,000 from the Irish Film Board, its title, “Stuffing the Tiger,” is a pointed reference to the country’s distant “Celtic Tiger” boom times.

In Ireland, Making Art From the Rubble (Doreen Carvajal, New York Times)

(Pic by Anthony Haughy from his ‘Settlements’ series of derelict properties and ghosts estates around Ireland)
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