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

Simon Biggs simon at littlepig.org.uk
Thu Aug 11 14:30:49 CEST 2011


Wow - is that what horse blood does! Richard!!!!

best

Simon


On 11 Aug 2011, at 13:21, marc garrett wrote:

> But Richard,
> 
> ...you do have a beautiful mane - http://tinyurl.com/3dkc97d
> 
> marc
> 
> 
>> 
>> 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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