If you, like Jean, enjoyed Bananahole, you're likely to love this as well.
In responding to a comment, I returned to the scene of...to Bananahole to dig a little deeper. One of my favorite pictures from Bananahole was this one, the heart-rending tale of the sperm babies gone to waste. Oh, the fetology!
I went back today to have a look at the site which gave birth to this photo, so to speak. I warn you...this site is not for the squeamish. It's probably best, if you're a vegetarian or animal rights activist, if you skip that link entirely. I'm sure I'll think of something else soon to occupy your eyes which is not quite so grizzly. If you're already grizzled, though, go have a look-see at Pulower, the site of a Polish artist/photographer whose rather quirky sensibilities sometimes involve depictions of a bloodied squirrel, squashed rat or doped-up (I hope) chipmunk. Hence the PETA warning.
Apparently, there is a network of contemporary Polish artists out there. Adam Szrotek is the proprietor of Pulower. He and several other Polish artists of similar ilk contribute to an interesting compilation called Head Magazine. Szortek contributed greatly to Issue 9, which I've linked here. I'm sure this stuff is probably right up Jean's strange alley.
What puzzles me, after spending some time among this crew, is what this means:
And are they related to this:
I thought it was a simple fraternity hand signal. Now I understand. It's the call to arms of The Cult of the Christ! (TM)
tags: art / Christianity / religion / US politics