Will Mc Donald
wmcdonald at ntlworld.com
Wed May 22 09:38:45 CDT 2002
From: "Steven Hill" <sjh at matrix.net>
> > On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 09:10:01AM -0400, Kurt Huhn wrote:
> > > > man. this is toast.
> > > >
> > > > http://www.fa-art.pp.se/Baires.htm
> > > >
> > >
> > > For some reason they talk about the art like this:
> > > "The confrontation which is found within the unexpected uses of this
> > > symbol, food, causes unease, anguish or revulsion."
> > I don't know who would really feel confronted or upset (except maybe
> > who is starving) at this use of food. Some might quibble over whether it
> > art or not. Geeks are most likely to say that it is a cool hack.
> My thoughts:
> It's a toaster.
I've just had a look to see what the fuss is about. It's definitely some
toast! :) I quite like it.
It's not the first time I've seen toast-art either. I saw a Cardiff Art School
Final Year exhibition and one of the exhibits was a room with a cooker
(stove/oven) at one end and the floor covered in neatly arranged pieces of
toasted bread ranging from untoasted in one corner to totally blackened in the
I have no idea what its purpose was but it made me smile.
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