Lloyd Corporation: Local to Global

9 May 2018 to 23 June 2018
Carlos/Ishikawa
Unit 4, 88 Mile End Road
London
E1 4UN
United Kingdom

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Carlos/Ishikawa has had a makeover. Gone are the polished concrete floor and elegant minimalist interior. Instead, Lloyd Corporation, a London-based artist duo, have installed threadbare boardroom seating and a carpet that could have been lifted from a hotel conference suite. In the centre of the room, a flat-screen TV plays Local to Global (2018)the pair’s exposé of OneCoin, a particularly insidious pyramid scheme premised as a cryptocurrency.

Recorded using hidden cameras, the film is both absurd and chilling in equal measure. But where Lloyd Corporation’s work excels, is in its emphasis on who rather than how. ‘I believe we can go further’ says one woman ‘a lot of Asia and Africa will lift out of the poverty when the company comes out and there will be a lot of millionaires coming out of the world.’ (sic.) The global poor is OneCoin’s target. 

- Figgy Guyver

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Carlos/Ishikawa
Unit 4, 88 Mile End Road
London
E1 4UN
United Kingdom

Carlos/Ishikawa


Unit 4, 88 Mile End Road
London
E1 4UN
United Kingdom