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Handbag looks like it hides a decapitated human head

Israeli-based artist Yael Mer created the drawstring Head Hand Bag in 2008 by moulding flat felt in the shape of a human face. The result is a handbag that looks like it’s harboring the unsavory contents of a chopped-off head.

The work is now part of MoMA’s Design and Violence curatorial experiment exploring the societal manifestations of violence, and as the curators put it: ‘It’s a handbag that asks today’s rebel fashionista: What’s the point of going through all the trouble of seducing and decapitating your oppressor if you’re just going to conceal your victory in a Coach weekender?’ Yeah, go figure.

Via Design and Violence

Head Hand Bag

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Low Lai Chow travels light and is working on exercising demons from her past. Find out more about her at lowlaichow.com.

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