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

Andreas Maria Jacobs ajaco at xs4all.nl
Thu Aug 11 00:21:57 CEST 2011


Just in case you (networked behaviourists) lost the tracks:

Cordwainer Smith's "Instrumentality of Mankind":

  http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instrumentality_of_Mankind

Andreas Maria Jacobs

w: http://www.nictoglobe.com
w: http://burgerwaanzin.nl

On Aug 11, 2011, at 0:04, Andreas Maria Jacobs <ajaco at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> Some background:
>
>
> http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ballad_of_Lost_C'Mell
>
> Future perspectives from the recent paste
>
> Andreas Maria Jacobs
>
> w: http://www.nictoglobe.com
> w: http://burgerwaanzin.nl
>
> 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 fee 
>> l “hyper-powerful, hyper-sensitive and hyper-nervous.” She  
>> added: “I had a feeling of being superhuman. I was not normal in m 
>> y 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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>> -- 
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>> /
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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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