Y2K Voodoo

Made:
1999 in China

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Executive toy, a Y2K Voodoo, including 8 voodoo pins, made in China for Accoutrements of Seattle USA, 1999. Soft toy in shape of personal computer and keyboard, cloth printed in yellow, with black textbites of 35 mainly serious global issues, and just a few not, that could go wrong due to the Millennium Bug. Filling made with recycled paper. In box, 13.5x9x13.5cm. Box adds quick fixes for the Y2K: the year 2000 in 13 other cultural calendars; asks if it is media hype or global crisis

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2000-757
type:
toy
credit:
Sheridan, W

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