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Fushë Kosovë Sex Café Chair  - Helen Gorrill

Fushë Kosovë Sex Café Chair (Helen Gorrill) - Installation / Sculpture Celeste Prize 2010
Sculpture Human figure Other (Helen Gorrill - Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom)

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Fushë Kosovë Sex Café Chair

Sculpture, Human figure, Other, Other, 83x93x74cm, 2010
Reclaimed prosthetic limbs, steel, leather, fishnet, nylon. Resins: male sex toys, Moldovan coins, children’s toys, sweets. Cushion: Machine and hand embroidered silk with beading, wire and leather straps.

“No longer a historic problem, up to 18,000 females, including girls as young as 14, are currently working in brothels across Britain after
being smuggled into the country to meet the booming demand for prostitutes.”
(The Independent, July 2008)

Chairs have a particularly intimate relationship with the human body, and viewers are encouraged to sit in the Sex Cafe chair and engage with the drilled and shackled legs, juxtaposed by resins inlaid with male sex toys and childhood objects.

I have been inspired by the works of Cindy Sherman, Hans Bellmer, Tracey Emin, Allen Jones and Marlene Dumas.



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Corrado Lippi
1 year ago
Opera molto bella. Grazie dell'amicizia.
pino spadavecchia
3 years ago
da tenerne conto. Brava.
Alfonso Siracusa
3 years ago
Very good!!
Maria Aristova
3 years ago
great and fanny...congratulations!
Orodè Deoro
3 years ago
Orodè Deoro Artist
Great work!!! Bellissima!!!
Gabriele Montagano
3 years ago
political work, social aesthetics ...
Helga Kalversberg
3 years ago
charming Sculpture! Best regards....
Serge Fabrega
3 years ago
c'est fun et perturbant
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Helen Gorrill
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom - 1969
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