Urban travelers are always filled with all sorts of thoughts inside. With public broadcast announcing the arrival at a destination, they hurriedly get off the train, sometimes leaving behind personal items on their journey to later stops until recollections of them pop in the owners’ heads in a spur of the moment. However, these items are more often forgotten, and they become Usual Suspicion.
According to the news, the top 10 items that MRT passengers have lost in the station as well as on the train are: umbrellas, tickets, cash, card holders, IDs, cellular phones, handbags, paper bags, plastic bags, and wallets. There is also an assortment of things that people have lost in the stations, from small items like denture, marinated iron eggs to large items like wheelchairs, blankets, electric pots, baby strollers, bicycles; even a small shopping cart has also been found.
In the fashion-forward Zhongshan Station, the mannequins in the showcase windows are always dressed in the season’s latest trends. Removing their luxurious clothing, what the illustrators aim to express here are different perspectives on human behaviors.
Five young illustrators from Damoculture have each chosen a theme based on a specific lost and found item to adorn the mannequins. These cases of Usual Suspicon are here to act as reminders for the busy travelers to remember their personal belongings.
▇ 展出地點：臺北當代藝術館/ 臺北市大同區長安西路39號