U.N. Top Burner, 2005
Electric stove and metal heating elements
Produced by Art in General
U.N. Top Burner is a stainless steel sculpture of the United Nations emblem atop an industrial hot plate. Combining functional and non-functional aspects in their work, with this piece Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla address the United Nations’ uncertain relationship within global politics and questions its role as an intermediary during international conflicts.