Thursday 16 May 2019

'Unaffordable' Vending Machine

'Unaffordable' Vending Machine

Though the shop shelves are full, almost ten million people in Yemen are suffering from extreme hunger. Conflict has tipped the nation into an economic tailspin, destroyed livelihoods and driven food prices up beyond the reach of ordinary Yemenis.

IWM installed an ‘unaffordable’ vending machine at Manchester Piccadilly, displaying familiar products with price tags that reflect the financial situation in Yemen -  here’s how members of the public reacted to the installation.

Find out more about how the humanitarian crisis in Yemen has affected its people at Yemen: Inside a Crisis at IWM North (17 May 2019 -26 January 2020)

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