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Cheese Made from Olafur Eliasson’s Tears on Display in Dublin


I’m not sure if I could think of something more gross than art cheese- made from bacteria from Olafur Eliasson’s tears and Hans Ulrich Obrist’s nose. I’m gagging even writing this.

From my article on Inhabitat:

We’ve heard of making cheese from human breast milk, but now researchers are turning the tears from artist Olafur Eliasson into cheese as well. Giving the saying “don’t cry over spilled milk” a whole new meaning, the researchers behind Selfmade are transforming bacteria from the skin and tears of a list of artists, scientists and anthropologists into eleven artisanal cheeses. The arty cheeses were made as a part of an exhibition about synthetic biology that is currently on display at the Dublin Science Gallery.

Read more: Cheese Made from Olafur Eliasson’s Tears on Display in Dublin | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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