Mad Cow Motorcycle

Van Mensvoort
December 4th 2010

What do you get when you combine bike parts, an electric motor, and a cow skeleton? Our peculiar object of the week was created by artist Billie Grace Lynn.

Seen at Museum of Art & Design. Image NYTimes.

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Posted 04/12/2010 – 17:37

I wonder why a cow was chosen? A motorcycle is often referred to as a Iron Horse. With that in mind an actual Horse Skeleton Motorcycle would make more sense to me. I would imagine cows more related to cars. Think of the 'Bull Bars" on the big Dodge Ram trucks for instance.

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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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