Enrico Becker

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In order to experiment with ways in which a viewer would react to this I decided to create a similar piece.

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I decided to spray paint the banana orange and leave it next to the oranges, and waited to see how my mum reacted. When she come home and saw the banana she burst out into laughter. She said that seeing something so familiar and normal look so bizarre was funny. If I was to create art installments with a similar response from the audience I would feel as though my pieces would have been a success.

I plan on experimenting with placing items as such outdoor, and gaging the publics reactions.

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