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Poison On A Stick. Gangredine Consumptus by Rotganzen.

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above: Photo by Marco Jongeneel. Model: Sophie

above composite by If It's Hip, It's Here

Gangredine Consumptus, a project by a Rotterdam based artist collective Rotganzen, is a commentary on all the toxins and chemicals we put into our bodies. The words of such lethal poisons as radon, arsenic, benzene and tobacco are cast in translucent colored resin and placed upon wooden sticks so they resemble lollipops (or suckers or lollies, depending upon your country of origin).

As they appeared in Rotganzen's solo show with Collection I at Dek22 Rotterdam, 2011:

photos by Pim Top and Marco Jongeneel

ROTGANZEN was formed in 2009 by Robin Stam (1981), Joeri Horstink (1982) and Mark van Wijk (1984) shown below:



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