Mike Heynes

TPPA (2016)

30 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

A satirical embrace of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), a proposed 2016 free trade agreement that would liberalise trade and investment between 12 Pacific-rim countries.

In the video, a giant sausage housing an entertainment kiosk stands waving besides a series of ‘national parks’, ‘heritage sites’ and ‘scenic wonders’. The video concludes with the onscreen text ‘right next door, one in ev’ry town! Thanks T.P.P.A!'

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