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Koen Vanmechelen


‘Cosmopolitan Chicken Project’ (1999-ongoing) by Koen Vanmechelen.

 Vanmechelen interbreeds domestic chickens from different countries aiming at the creation of a true cosmopolitan chicken.




Drosophila Titanus’ (2011-ongoing) by Hostprods (Andy Gracie).

An attempt to breed a new species of fruit fly which is theoretically suitable for life on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn and, so far, the most Earth-like place known to man.

Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa


‘Para ti el banano madura el peso de tu dulce amor’ (2008) by Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa.

The artist slept with a vine of green bananas in the gallery space for the duration of the exhibition, until he ripened them with the heat of his own body and shared them with visitors. (thanks Stefan)