Department of History of Art
Posted on 26 May 2023
The article is a close analysis of the Chinese artist, He Xiangyu's Cola Project (2008–2012), focusing in particular on one of the installation pieces, A Barrel of Dregs of Coca-Cola (2009), which features an earthy, bitumen-like black crystalline residue, created by the artist and a number of workers by boiling down thousands of litres of Coca-Cola for a year.
The full title is of the article is Chen, Yiran. "Coca-Cola in process of materialisation: a new materialist perspective on He Xiangyu’s Cola Project." World Art (2023): 1-24.
The article can be read here.