Alang Beach in India is a global garbage dump of sorts: the world’s largest ship scrapyard, a place, where thousands of workers equipped with cutting torches take them apart. In Alang Transfer (2014) Jan Simon continues his research into the mechanisms of global economy and the relations between the global North and South. Maps, marine landscapes, information plates: all these objects, collected by the artist from the scrapped ships, seem to be objects withdrawn from use. Taking them away from Alang, and selling them at an auction in Belgium, Simon recirculates them not only in the economical sense of reinserting them into the marked, but also artistically: he introduces into the gallery that which Europe has “dumped.”