Abandoned Gingerbread House Building Sites

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Abandonded Gingerbread House Building Sites is a site-specific project I made for my show, everything is as it seems to be at The Space in Cork City, Ireland. Click here to see more pictures of the exhibition.

When the global economy unravelled last year the Irish countryside was left with a lot of empty, unsold, and unfinished housing estates. This holiday season I thought it would be nice to celebrate these unique landscapes by making them into picturesque gingerbread-house decorations that will rot and eventually be thrown out much like the unfinished housing estates themselves.

Here are some pictures of some actual unfinished housing estates along with some close-ups of my gingerbread handiwork: