Artist Nicola Costantino creates objects that comment on the meat and leather industries. In the surrealist tratdition, these handbags and shoes are imprinted with tiny images of human nipples and anuses. Recalling the look of ostrich leather, the effect is at once decorative and alarming. The objects are made of silicone and leather.
Peach Nipple Handbags and Shoes
Should men be able to give birth to children?
Koert van Mensvoort: Is the artificial womb frankenstein-like symbol of (male) engineers trying to steal the magical womb from women? Or… is it a feminist project and needed to reach through equality between the sexes? I personally lean towards the latter. To me it feels like progress if a girl can tell a guy to carry the womb for a change.Join us!