Spreading fear and mayhem in the visual arts.

Catherine Chalmers

Posted in Beaux Arts, Taxidermy & Grotesk by Suzanne G. on July 30th, 2004 | BBC Wikipedia

  
  
© Catherine Chalmers
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From top to bottom, left to right:
"Execution Series I", "Execution Series II", "Infestations (drinking)", "Hello, Columbus", "Transgenic Mice (Rhino)"

"... One part of the roach project is called "Executions" and I'm doing what we all do with roaches: I'm executing them. But I'm not executing them with a can of Raid or an exterminator. I'm executing them in the manner in which we execute each other. So I'm doing lynchings, electric chair, drowning, burning at the stake - that's what I've basically done so far."

- Catherine Chalmers interviewed by EGG

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