Branded Pigs

Van Mensvoort
July 8th 2009

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What are these people doing? Of course! They are tattooing a pig with the pattern of the luxury bag brand Louis Vuitton. For those who want something more special than the mundane poached tiger pelt to decorate your home.

The tattooed pigs are a project by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye, who says his pigs are treated humanely and they are given sedatives before being tattooed. You can buy the tattooed pigs live or purchase their tattooed skins.

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See also: Branded butterfly wings, Cat bag, human animal hybrid.

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Sidsel
Posted 25/10/2012 – 13:38

Disgusting! How can people use animals like that!

Dani
Posted 01/05/2012 – 18:29

Arik,
Louis Vouittton not only won't sue the artist but have propably been involved in these as those kind of stuff brings LV company publicity!!!

Hilary
Posted 15/05/2011 – 23:54

This is bullshit!

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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.

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