Aitor Throup x Dover Street Market
These four new pieces highlight Throup’s politically charged narrative concept from his ‘On the Effects of Ethnic Stereotyping’ (AKA ’22 July 2005′) collection. The focal piece features a highly technical black rucksack in the shape of an upside down skull – a symbol of misconstructed threat, where as the remaining three pieces reference the exact outfit worn by the innocent foreign visitor (Jean Charles de Menezes) at the time he was misidentified as a terrorist and was consequently shot dead by police at Stockwell underground station on 22nd July 2005.
The installation inhabits multiple sections of the store and consists of a selection of exclusively made sculptures. The installation will remain in situ until Sunday 28th October.