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Capitalism is Nice

Cardiff, December 1999

A protest in favour of capitalism in a spirit of individualism. The main reaction was perplexity, which led to some interesting conversations. I attempted to remain in character throughout, while at the same time speaking truthfully as best I could.


A dialogue


Earlier that year I had taken part in a march protesting against a war which was going on at the time. The route of the march took us along the same pedestrianised shopping street in which this performance took place and I felt that our little political signs were dwarfed and swallowed by the branding on the store fronts surrounding us and the buildings overlooking us.