by Jack Goldstein in New Art on Friday 29 April 2011

I visited Berlin just after Christmas and I went to see the most recent Carsten Holler installation, Soma, at the Hamburger Bahnof. He elaborates upon his fascination with an early Indo-Iranian ritualistic drink called Soma. It was believed to have derived from the urine of reindeers. The taste was attributed to the fly agaric mushroom the reindeers would digest. [photos via Design Boom]
carsten holler soma
carsten holler soma
carsten holler soma