Inspired by the situationists, two ad men and a Mexican artist collaborated to make a luxury hut inspired by an extraordinary follicular arrangement
In May, the ad men and artists Douglas Cameron and Tommy Noonan brainstormed ways to protest the rise of Donald Trump. They wanted to build something memorable, something that would stand out in a national landscape thats saturated with anti-Trump protests.
To comment on the growing wealth inequality that they believe will flourish even more should Trump become president, they decided to create the Trump Hut, a small inhabitable structure crafted into the shape of Trumps hair.
The inside of the Trump Hut is a total luxury experience, Noonan says. There is an extravagant ornamental rug from Ikea, champagne buckets, stools and solar powered lights.
Cameron said the project drew inspiration from the Situationist International, a revolutionary Paris-based group that used avant garde artistic tradition to influence social change.
Using the history of groups like the Situationists, we wanted to give the Trump Hut a little absurdity, Cameron said. Once we get all the luxury inside, then suddenly that makes it pretty funny and interesting to all sides. I mean, youre inside of a real estate moguls hair.
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