February 9, 2009

Giant Cloaca No. 5 Poops, Really!

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Cloaca No. 5 is part of an exhibit that is going on until Valentine's Day in Universite du Quebec's art gallery in Montreal. Created by Wim Delvoye from Belgium and made of steel, rubber, and glass, it takes leftovers from the cafeteria twice a day and litterally poops it out vacuum-packed. Delvoye explained the reason behind his creative process, "I wanted to make something that is absurdly unnecessary..." We think he has successfully accomplished his goal. By the way, a cloaca is, in zoological anatomy, a posterior opening.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at February 9, 2009 9:08 AM
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