Critical Writing Index

Big-Box Knockout: Community vs. Consumerism

by Sherri Telenko

Fuse, Spring 1997, v. 21, no. 2, pp. 41-42

A video series involving local artists and their reactions to the issues of community versus consumerism. The show was inspired by the debate over building big-box stores (ie. Walmart) on the outskirts of the city of Guelph.

ITEM 1997.048 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Cultural OverloadMike Leznoff

Bigger Isn't Always BetterMike Constable

Big Box Stores Mean Cheap HousingMike Constable

Swept AwayKathleen Doerner Miller

Always FreshGregory Klages

PeterBonnie Bettridge

I Was Once AliveMary Cross

In ResponseChristof Migone

If You Ask UsDon Alexander