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Genpets (15 pics)

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  • 6 May, 2009  |
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“This piece is a mix of design, industry, art and science. The sculpture consists of nineteen plastic packages hung from store hooks displaying streamlined, mass produced Bio-engineered life. The setup is complimented by small video displays, posters, and a product catalogue, which display information and video clips about the products.

Each package consists of custom vacuum formed plastic surrounding a foam latex animatron; Strange animals, grown and altered, by bioengineering, but clearly mammalian. They are twitching, shaking, clawing, and head butting their packaging but twist ties keep them held in place. Feeding tubes supply the creatures with nourishment, as well as electricity for the glowing “fresh strips” and heart monitors. But these are not plastic toys, these are mass produced, copyrighted life; modified for consumption.

These animals have been deemed worthless and marketed as midrange children’s toys. Like curiosities, they are on display but not in glass jars, rather plastic. They are tethered, but for practicality, not for security, and these cables demonstrate their relationship of utter dependency and submission right away upon birth. They are asleep in their packages complacently waiting to join their new homes as one more possession as the latest and greatest form of consumable technology.”

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15 Genpets (15 pics)

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№1 Author: Yoni (6 May 2009 06:39) Total user comments: 120


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WTF ??? !!!
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№2 Author: EAN (6 May 2009 06:45) Total user comments: 40


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Quote: Yoni
WTF ??? !!!

Toy )
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№3 Author: Yoni (6 May 2009 06:52) Total user comments: 120


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Yes I gathered it was, But kids must be a lot tougher than me, I'm afraid having something like that in my presence would give me nightmares! I notice that in pics 4 & 5 that some even look abused.
I guess this must be a sign I'm getting old.......
sigh..........................
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№4 Author: JFRIED (6 May 2009 17:45) Total user comments: 78


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Cool. Reminds me of something from the Matrix.
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№5 Author: ash666 (2 Aug 2009 07:33) Total user comments: 1856


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ohhhhhhhhhh
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№6 Author: basic100s (18 Oct 2009 16:31) Total user comments: 569


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№7 Author: adzhoe (7 May 2010 04:38) Total user comments: 14959


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rriighht
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№8 Author: Lizard King (25 Mar 2011 20:25) Total user comments: 292


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Yoni, I agree with you. I too am too old for this shit.
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№9 Author: Scoobs (1 Jan 2013 20:46) Total user comments: 1653


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nice
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