Marc Quinn took samples of his own blood everyday during 6 months and molded his self-portrait. It is made of his own FROZEN  blood and has to be kept that way…always  under zero because otherwise it melts, clots and decomposes!
What do you think of that bloody art????

O artista Marc Quinn tomou amostras de seu sangue durante 6 meses e  as guardou para moldar seu próprio rosto. A escultura é feita de sangue congelado e representa a quantidade de sangue que circula no corpo humano…e tem de ficar assim, sempre abaixo de zero centígrados..senão sabemos o que acontecería…efémero é nosso sangue: derrete, coagula e apodrece.!!

O que achou desta arte sangrenta???

About frederica cassis

My name is Frederica Dillen CASSIS, born of a Belgium mother and an Egyptian father, on the 3rd of January 1966 in Brussels, Belgium. I´ve travelled a lot, lived in many countries. Brazil is my seventh country and i live in Sao Paulo for 19 years now. Graduated in Clinical Psychology in 1991, I specialized in Junguian Psychology and in Hemophilia since then. LATEST PROJECTS: 1) Launching IN-HEMOACTION flash cards, where I added new topics like Inhibitors and their different treatments, physiotherapy and a some playful activities like video games! 2) HERO (Hemophilia Experiences Results and Opportunities) sponsored by Novo Nordisk since 2009, exploring through qualitative and quantitative analysis the psychosocial issues involving People with hemophilia, their carers and the health professionals in the treatment process. check this project in my blog www.blood4.wordpress.com Now, HERO is in Brazil! soon the results will be available. 2) P-TET (Pediatric Thrombosis Educational Tool) flash cards in evolution stage, for kids on anti-coagulant treatment...inspired on IN-HEMOACTION flashcards success. 3) I am a co-author along with psychologist Irene Fuchs and Edward Kuebler of a booklet called "Communication, love and sexuality for people with hemophilia, carriers and family" 4) an on going process of a systematic review for the Cochrane Collaboration about "psychological interventions for people with hemophilia and their families" On a more personal level i have 3 three great not anymore children :) Danaê 24, Rubi 18 and Iggy 15) and i love to jogg, dance and read. To walk and look for shells on a beach too and I discover that i love deserts...:)

4 responses »

  1. Jair Lacerda says:

    Surreal esse trabalho!!!

    Surreal this work!

    Surreal this work!

    is that he stayed well after all this work?

  2. Monique says:

    eca que legal!!!

  3. Joe says:

    Super! bizarre et creepy aussi..

  4. Alessandra says:

    Pertubadoramente béla esta obra…que força…uau! e seu blog como sempre criativo, informativo e agradável de navegar! QUE LUZ!

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