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  1. "DNA" embroidery / satin pillowcase / authors own hair, 2009. "DNS" izšuvums / satīna spilvendrāna / autores mati, 2009.    

    "DNA" embroidery / satin pillowcase / authors own hair, 2009.

    "DNS" izšuvums / satīna spilvendrāna / autores mati, 2009.

     

     

    A FEW YEARS AGO, WANDERING THE STREETS OF VILNIUS OLD TOWN ON A PLEASANT SPRING DAY,I CAME ACROSS A MUSEUM WHERE A LOCK OF NAPALEON’S HAIR THAT WAS AMONG THE EXHIBITSON SHOW INSPIRED A SACRILEGIOUS THOUGHT IN ME. IF SCIENTISTS MANAGED TO MAKE COPIES OF PEOPLE WITH THE HELP OF DNA, LITHUANIANS WOULD BE EXTREMELY HAPPY.MYSTERIOUSLY, THE THOUGHT HAS RETURNED TOME REPEATEDLY AND TRANSFORMED INTO THIS ARTWORK. THIS EMBROIDERY IS CREATED FROMMY HAIR, LEFT OVER AFTER CUTTING OFF THE LONGBRAID OF MY CHAILDHOOD, FROM FIRST GRAY HAIRSI PLUCKED OUT AND FROM THOSE THAT HAVE FALLENOUT DURING COMBING OVER A NUMBER OF MONTHS.WHAT WOULD I BE IF I WERE CLONED?