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Activia / Inkjet print on enhanced Matte Paper 189gsm / 600 x 460 mm (incl. 40 mm white border) / Edition of 120 / 2017


︎ Each print is packed with a bill/leaflet transcribing the “food facts” texts depicted on all of the sides of the depicted product:


Each print is stamped, signed and numbered by the artist´s hand on the back.  It is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued exclusively by Tania Blanco.

The UNLID prints can hang in a hall, kitchen or living-room.  They delicately remind us of what and why it can be better to leave behind when we do the supermarket shopping.




The UNLID prints focus on world food policies and the food industry. They consist of a series of sculpture-paintings that reflect and question the origin and impact of processed foods that are often displayed in supermarket chains.

The depicted painted objects are the result of a process of research, recreation, appropriation and reinterpretation of the packaging of processed foods from the corporate monopoly. The alteration of the original graphic layout of the packaging is intended to shed light on the power system, international policies and agricultural models.

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Margarine / Inkjet print on enhanced Matte Paper 189gsm / 600 x 460 mm (incl. 40 mm white border) / Edition of 120 / 2017 / signed



Eggs / Inkjet print on enhanced Matte Paper 189gsm / 600 x 460 mm (incl. 40 mm white border) / Edition of 120 / 2017 / signed



Cooked ham / Inkjet print on enhanced Matte Paper 189gsm / 600 x 460 mm (incl. 40 mm white border) / Edition of 120 / 2017 / signed





Milk bottle / Inkjet print on enhanced Matte Paper 189gsm / 600 x 460 mm(incl. 40 mm white border) / Edition of 120 / 2017 / signed


Cooked turkey / Inkjet print on enhanced Matte Paper 189gsm / 600 x 460 mm (incl. 40 mm white border)/ Edition of 120 / 2017 / signed



Havarti Cheese / Inkjet print on enhanced Matte Paper 189gsm / 600 x 460 mm(incl. 40 mm white border) / Edition of 120 / 2017 / signed



Processed food´s packaging often shows carefully set images where colour, shapes and the nature of the content are retouched to appear more juicy, tasty, natural and fresh.

Nevertheless, the backstage of the food industry remains as an unfamiliar territory for most consumers: conflict of interest, forced labour in developing countries, animal overcrowding, diseases, hormones, antibiotics, pesticides and fertilizers in the food chain, environmental pollution, etc.
Researchers, scientists and activists have revealed that the practices of the food industry place their economic benefits before the quality of their products. The aim of this project is to uncover part of these investigations, in addition to clear the way for the implementation of alternatives for the recovery of food sovereignty.


All prints are wrapped in acid free tissue and packaged in strong cardboard boxes or tubes (depending on the size).
All prints are carefully handled with gloves.  Each print is stamped, signed and numbered by the artist´s hand on the back.  It is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued exclusively by Tania Blanco.