Opening Soon

Opening Soon 1.1

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Description: There is a proliferation of 'Opening Soon' or 'Coming Soon' signs on construction hoardings of new buildings and shopping centres around Xiamen.  A local resident described how an 'Opening Soon' sign had been installed for two years at a particular location in the city for an expensive brand-name store.  However when the signage was finally removed, the store it had advertised did not exist.  The Action Researcher/Performer decided to create her own 'Opening Soon' sign and attached it to a bike, trolley and typical bamboo pole. This scaled-down version of these infamous signs was then wheeled and carried around her local neighbourhood in Xiamen.  Anything, everything, might be Opening Soon!

© Astra Howard 2014