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

Richard Wright futurenatural at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Aug 11 13:55:50 CEST 2011

I've been drinking a glass of horse blood every morning for the last  
34 years. But my penis still hasn't grown any larger...

> From: Ana Valdés <agora158 at gmail.com>
> Date: 11 August 2011 00:19:30 BDT
> To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity  
> <netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
> Subject: Re: [NetBehaviour] Artist Injects Herself With Horse  
> Blood, Wears Hooves
> Reply-To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity  
> <netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
> Nice someone remember the old gifted writer Cordwainer Smith. I  
> read it when I was quite young and became impressed with his theory  
> of making people with animal qualities, people similar to cats who  
> could see in the dark, people strong as lions, fast as leopards...
> He was a weird person, worked for FBI or the CIA.
> Ana
>> 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

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