Part of the umbrella project Mappa Corpo, this composition was inspired by the 1651 frontispiece by Thomas Bartolin which depicts the flayed skin of a man hung across two hooks on the architrave of an entrance. His book contained detailed drawings of the inner workings of the body, and so to see the insides one simply needed to lift the skin.
This skin “Veil”, had been silently looking every day of the Show. It was time to talk…
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Thanks to Luke M. Walker for taking these shots.
And thanks to Roy Joseph Butler for providing his skin, and to Dean Ashton for construction assistance.

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