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Art for your weekend

From Japanese-British artist, Sputniko! More here:

She talks about her “Menstruation Machine” as coming out of a love of high-tech – she studied computer science before moving into the arts – coupled to a woman’s frustration with it. “Technology is so advanced nowadays, so why do I bleed every month, why do I hurt every month?,” she asks. Under the influence of “cyborg feminist” Donna Haraway (“her theory is about hacking with biology – extending your own biology so the distinction between men and women disappears”)  Sputniko! says she decided that instead of eliminating menstruation for women, as the Pill in fact allows, she would use design to pass it on to men.


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