Bloody Beautiful

12 Jan 2008
16 Feb 2008

This show follows on from the previous edition, which took place at RONMANDOS Rotterdam in November and December 2007. The concept for this 2nd part exposition was taken from the exhibition of the same name at the Historical Schielandshuis Museum in Rotterdam.

The artists taking part in the Bloody Beautiful exposition all deal with this human animal relationship. Appropriating and playing with the different modes with which an animal means something to us: ´an animal as cuddly toy’, ´an animal as biological specimen´, ´an animal as fashion item´, they highlight our often ambivalent and hypocritical stance towards them. The artworks call into question what happens when you allow an animal to play a different role. How far do you go in your love for animals and where is the boundary between human and animal?