Secretions in Art, Design and Society
The Pis’ Project was initiated in 2015. After exploring the potential of urine and its different uses in art, design and society in general, we decided to expand the project to all sorts of bodily secretions. The Pis’ Project turned into Secretopia. Throughout the duration of the project, the Secretopia blog will approach the stuff that comes out of our bodies from different cultural angles as well as emphasize the many inherent, positive traits and uses of secretions.
The menstrual cup- conveniently liberating
I once met someone travelling who told me she had to fill half of her backpack with period supplies because she was travelling through a Muslim country. Incoming, the menstrual cup: breaking social, political and financial barriers at a personal level. Usually you need to insert it once in the…
Connecting the menstruation and food cycle
"Cyclus" a video performance by Cecile Hübner
While menstruation blood is seen as waste, food is almost seen as the opposite, a necessity that’s always present and welcome. How can these two be brought together? Cecile makes it happen in her video performance called ‘Cyclus’, where she uses her menstruation blood as soil to grow watercress.
26 Bathrooms and 6 Apartments
Cinematography notes on the Toilet
''It was an affectionate, ironical, critical look at bathroom design - it is not only what people put in their bathrooms, but also what people do in their bathrooms, which is the secret room of the house, where one becomes metaphorically and literally stripped right down to the basics.”…