If human flesh can be grown in a laboratory for purposes like medical prosthetics, could it – and should it – also be used for other applications, like art? Artist Jason Hopkins explores this idea with ‘posthuman structures,’ ‘biostructures’ and ‘human reconfigurations.’
What would human flesh look like if our skeletons were entirely different? Istanbul sculptor Can Pekdemir experiments with drastically altering bone structure, twisting and stretching the heads of a middle-aged person and an elderly person in unexpected ways.
Representing the fetishization of women’s footwear, this sculpture by Chinese artist Zhu Tian renders an object conventionally seen as sexy with fleshy silicone and real human hair.