The Economy of Survival
The Economy of Survival is a publication by Norwegian artist Siri Hermansen and consists of three separate site-specific art projects which takes as their point of departure the industrially imploded cities of Chernobyl, Ukraine and Detroit, USA, and the consequences related to the industrial expansion in Kiruna, Sweden, inhabited by the Sami people, the indigenous people of the Northern Hemisphere. Through her artistic practice, Hermansen have tried to examine contemporary modes of adaption and survival practices in places that undergo deep processes of change.
Published by Black Snow Press in collaboration with Akerhus Kunstsenter
Design by Reimar Limmer
Editor: Monica Holmen