Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Joe Scanlan | DIY

Joe Scanlan 
DIY, or How To Kill Yourself Anywhere in the World for Under $399 
Ghent, Belgium: Imschoot Uitgevers, 2002
112 pp., 21 x 15 cm., softcover 
Edition of 1000, special signed and numbered edition of 30. 

Produced in the style of an IKEA instruction manual (with minimal text and mechanical drawings), Scanlan's title provides the reader with all the information required to produce a functional coffin from existing Ikea furniture. 

The book also features a cameo by AnnLee, a Japanese manga character that artist Pierre Huyghe purchased and 'liberated'.

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