[NetBehaviour] Artist Injects Herself With Horse Blood, Wears Hooves

Andreas Maria Jacobs ajaco at xs4all.nl
Thu Aug 11 00:04:43 CEST 2011


Some background:


http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ballad_of_Lost_C'Mell

Future perspectives from the recent paste

Andreas Maria Jacobs

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On Aug 10, 2011, at 21:08, Annie Abrahams <bram.org at gmail.com> wrote:

> "May the horse live in me"
> Interesting experiment, interesting storytelling, but far beyond  
> reality
>
> "She explained to Centre Press that the whole process made her feel  
> “hyper-powerful, hyper-sensitive and hyper-nervous.” She added:  
> “I had a feeling of being superhuman. I was not normal in my body. I 
>  had all of the emotions of a herbivore. I couldn’t sleep and I felt 
>  a little bit like a horse.”"
>
> Interpretation, wishful thinking - bullshit.
>
> Anyone who had medical tests done in an hospital to check out the  
> heart and who has been injected with chemicals knows it needs little  
> (these chemicals) to make you feel a completely different person.  
> (anxious, calm, nervous etc)
> Chemicals have a deep impact on our being (all drug users know this  
> too), feelings, experiences of ourselves, so it's no wonder horse  
> proteins make you feel changed, anything would.
>
> I like the experiment, the discussion it triggers, but I abhor the  
> biased language used by these artists. In my opinion it doesn't take  
> science serious, only uses it for something else.
>
> Yours
> Annie
>
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 7:24 PM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
> On 10/08/11 18:17, marc garrett wrote:
> > Artist Injects Herself With Horse Blood, Wears Hooves
> >
> > By Olivia Solon
> >
> > Laval-Jeantet and her creative partner Benoit Mangin (working as
> > collective Art Orienté Objet) were keen to explore the blurring of
> > boundaries between species in the piece, entitled May the Horse  
> Live in
> > Me. Laval-Jeantet prepared her body to accept the horse blood  
> plasma by
> > getting injected with different horse immunoglobulins over the  
> course of
> > several months.
> >
> > http://www.wired.com/underwire/2011/08/horse-blood-art
>
> Oh I was going to post that later. :-)
>
> I wish I knew enough immunobiology and medical ethics to be able to
> evaluate the reality of it a bit better...
>
> - Rob.
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> La coopération n’est pas toujours, ne démarre pas toujours au  
> quart de tour. http://bram.org/huisclos/moustic
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