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Meat guy, or MCM’ (2018)

medium: raw sausage meat, pork links, cardboard, twine, packing tape, blowtorch

When I was creating this piece, I was thinking about the self-immolating/self-consuming nature of capitalism – how its cold and indifferent machinery creates a cycle where flesh and blood people – human, organic, meaty – churn wealth and labor in perpetual consumption and toil, in pursuit of some mystifying and fleeting ‘more’...only to be more-often-than-not stripped of their humanity/life/beauty in the process...

raw meat from Juhi Gupta on Vimeo.

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