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Flesh Gun

by | 29th, April 2004

‘DUTCH artist Joanneke Meester from Amsterdam has made a gun – from her own skin.

She asked surgeons to slice away a 20 centimetre patch of skin from her stomach which she then used to wrap a plastic gun.

The 38-year-old says the work displayed her ‘concern at the rising level of violence in society’.

‘It is easy to shoot someone,’ she said, ‘until you realise it is skin that is being pierced’.

Not with a gun made out of skin it’s not…’

Posted: 29th, April 2004 | In: Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink