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Guy Does Trippy Performance Art Wearing A Chicken Skin Bodysuit

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Yadda yadda consumer culture yadda yadda performance art yadda yadda yes, that guy is wearing a whole bodysuit sewn from chicken skin. And yes, it is scary as hell.

FLESH is a bizarre art experiment by UK-based artists Victor Ivanov and Lewis G. Burton that entails Burton walking around London wearing nothing but raw chicken skin. The point has something to do with “identity” and “social media” and not “how to catch salmonella poisoning on Halloween.”

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In an interview earlier this week with Art Map London, Ivanov extrapolated further, stating the true point of the piece is there really is no point.

“The internet has really trivialized everything to such an extent that taking a [social or political] position is almost archaic,” he said, “And whenever I do meet people that do take a position, I always find it quite hilarious because I think to myself, ‘You lost a long time ago.'”

In addition to streaking through Trafalgar Square, Ivanov and Burton have released an ’80s-esque exercise video and merchandise including laptop and smartphone skins, throw pillows, and a pacifier. Oh, the irony.

By Dominique Zamora

Dominique would be a foodie if she had money to pay for food. For now, she gets by just looking at food photography, which results in at least one more starving journalism student every time Instagram breaks down.

3 replies on “Guy Does Trippy Performance Art Wearing A Chicken Skin Bodysuit”

That video was amazing and reminded me of that one day in 1987 at my grandma’s house. She bought me a bag of Nacho Cheese Combos and I ate some on top of a bad piece of Church’s Chicken, and yeah. That guy reminds me of what the toilet looked like in the aftermath.

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