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Sculptures Made from Human Ash



The Dutcher designer Wieke Somers used 3D printers to turn ashen human remains into sculptures:

her project 'consumer or conserve' evaluates this notion of a second-life. she considers, how human ashes can be reused by means of rapid prototyping or 3D printing, so that we may afford someone a 'second life' as a rocking chair, vacuum cleaner, perhaps even a toaster? would we become more attached to these objects if this was the case?


Pictured above is "Dung Beetle with Vacuum Cleaner" made from John Steegman (1939 – 1985). This and other works are on display at the Grand-Hornu Images gallery in Belgium until September 12.

Link via Nerdcore | Designer's Website | Photo: Design Boom

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Take a look at my website to see some more tasteful memorials using human (or animal) ash. Randomkaren, there may be something on there for you!
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Yeah uh... I'm sure there are all kinds of rational things one could say about this, but I'm just going to fall on the side of "ew," personally.
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Charles Krafft has been casting porcelain from human bone ash for ages- I accidentally knocked over over a bucket of cremains the other day when I went to feed his cat. Want your dad turned into a porcelain GLOCK pistol bearing elegant delt scenery? Google SPONE.
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