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August 1, 2010

Tamsin van Essen's "Contamination" series

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The British designer , currently based in Prague, combines ceramics with the medical world to create "A set of cups that appear to have been infected and colonized by bacteria."

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At the top, Staphlococcus, followed by E. coli (just above).

Cholera:

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Campylobacter:

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Shigella:

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Streptococcus:

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Salmonella:

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[via Muuuz]

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uhhh....no thanks

Posted by: Charlotte K | Aug 2, 2010 8:09:00 AM

Have some Coli with your cola....

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | Aug 2, 2010 1:13:42 AM

Cups!
I can't wait for the mugs!
Ooooooh, I wonder if they'll be offering them at McDonald's?

Posted by: Flautist | Aug 1, 2010 6:20:58 PM

the question is WHY??

Posted by: LT | Aug 1, 2010 5:42:17 PM

Good Lord! How revolting!!!

Posted by: Milena | Aug 1, 2010 5:07:33 PM

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