Interchangeable Orifices

December 27, 2007 at 1:56 pm (art, frightening things) ()

It’s really pretty strange how similar our various openings are. The vagina and mouth are compared pretty constantly, from decidedly vulvaphobic vagina dentata myths to the fact that the labia are called labia. And now, from Boing Boing, this. Photoshopped pictures of cultural icons who’ve undergone virtual surgery, replacing their eyes with twin clones of their mouths. They’re both revolting and magnetic. Mostly revolting.

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Any other Sandman fans will surely be sharing my flashbacks to the Corinthian.

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2 Comments

  1. Isabel said,

    Think it was significant that he ate eyes through the rows of teeth where his eyes should be? It was like he was trying to get his eyes back…

  2. Daisy said,

    I think it would be hard not to find that symbolically significant.

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