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Hard outside, soft inside

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March 21st, 2014 Posted 10:48 am

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Harmless Weapons

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January 4th, 2014 Posted 3:08 pm


Kyle Bean
Photography: Sam Hofman
A series of weapons made from harmless materials for a feature article centred around the topic of ‘Guerilla Gardening’ and ‘Yarn Bombing’.


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Anti-Theft Lunch Bags

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January 4th, 2014 Posted 2:43 pm



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Eat my heart out

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January 9th, 2012 Posted 5:26 pm

Sejla Kameric – Eat my heart out

Public project, Manciano, Italy
16 March 2002

Text taken from the artists website:

“Dedicated to the memory of my father who was killed in

Sarajevo on the 16th March, 1993.

An exhibition / public art project was opened on 16 March 2002 in the small town of Manciano, Italy. In the streets and in the main square, Manciano residents set up tables on which were served local wine and culinary specialties. In addition to all this food, visitors could also try heart-shaped rolls that were prepared by a local bakery according to my instructions. The rolls were served on napkins that were printed with photographs taken in Sarajevo between 1992 and 1995 – these images were taken from the documentary film, “Do you remember Sarajevo.” That day, over food and drink, with mixed feelings of happiness and sadness, we spoke of love and war, life and death; and we remembered Sarajevo. Photographs documenting this work are still displayed in the bakeries of Manciano.”

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Realistic body parts

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May 25th, 2010 Posted 3:33 pm

Kittiwat Unarrom (mad baker) – Realistic body parts made form bread

Thailand, 2010

His family runs a bakery.  People like zobies. He is an artist. See the video for results.

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Chairs and table made from bread

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March 31st, 2010 Posted 6:35 pm

Enoc Armengol – Panpaati

object, product-design

Panpaati. Every piece forms a living, organic, natural structure, which suffers the alterations on having interacted with the environment, humans, animals…This is food! It creates a vital cycle, which it’s born, lives, and dies without leaving rest.

100% alive matter. 100% biodegradable.

The work is formed by a set of common furniture, composed by two chairs and one table, these turn automatically into the core of a synergy of shared actions, both internal and external, that modify the initial form constantly.

Somehow this installation can be a clear reflect from the actual society and production process. Fast, and the short-time life of the current, almost ephemeral furniture. Nevertheless, these pieces can also be eaten becoming part of the living process.

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January 8th, 2010 Posted 6:56 pm

Monika Koziol – Breadboard

Made at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design
London – 2008 Oct.
wooden with laser etched letters

Breadboard was part of presentation that Monika had to give at the university as her favorite piece of design – she chose bread, as the greatest invention ever. Text on the board links basic ideas of what makes one happy and some facts about bread.



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Edible humans

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November 14th, 2009 Posted 8:27 pm

Csurka Eszter – bread-sculpture action

2003. október 19.
Budapesti Õszi Fesztivál / Fogyasztható mûvészet – ZabArt
Várfok Galéria
Photos by Sárközi Csaba

During a whole day, under a tent big pieces of dough are stretched on steel frame shaping mans, womans and children then they are place in furnace to be baked. When the bread persons are baked well the public start to consume step by step, so all what remain are the steel wire frames.

It can be interpreted as a human being, who has a rigid frame covered with this living hot material – bread. It has it’s on life till it is consumed by itself.

At the same time it can be viewed as a relation between sacred and profane, between the artwork as creation and the consumer who eagerly wants to own everything if is possible inside him. After destruction he realizes what have he done.

The text is translated by me from Encz Sarolta’s text written in Balkon – contemporary art magazine Hungary

Bread Chair

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October 21st, 2009 Posted 12:51 am

I am waiting for somebody to invent the hot-dog bed, till then have a sit on a slice of bread.



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Sliced Bread//Notebook

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August 24th, 2009 Posted 2:32 pm

Burak Kaynak Sliced Bread//Notebook

product design

A funy product made by a turkish creative director. There are 12 slices like the months so a 1 year sketches can be packed and archived as a bread.



The project webpage here.

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