Bread and fish in Second Life

Kakukkfu YosukeArt’s 1.000.056 ‘th birthday

cyberformance –  2009 ian. 17
location: Second Life

This cyber performance or cyberformance was made in one of the metaverse known as Second Life, a Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game( MMORPG).

The action is a reinterpretation of a biblical story in which Jesus made a miracle duplicating bread and fish to a plenty of starving  people. In cyberspace duplicating is not a miracle, and the bread is not an important symbol anymore. read more on his blog here.




A special “How is Made”

Thomas Thwaites – The toaster project

product design – ongoing project

This guy is trying to build a toaster, from scratch beginning by mining the raw materials and ending with a product that Argos sells for only £3.99.  Follow his hard work here.

with a magnet under the paper he separates the iron from the rest
Microwaves for melting iron? yes
after 30 minutes at full power, the iron is melted

Me rhino

Vetró BarnabásMe rhino

photo-action –  2009
made in artist’s home, Saint George/Seklerland/Transylvania/Romania

We are allowed to play with the food. The man is free or at least he should be. In this region people have different belief about playing with food, we learned from our ancestors that some things can’t be approached in a profane way.

This work destroys this belief, like the  ad-hoc bread fight at the end of the nineties – at one of the UdvARTer exhibition’s party where they teared a few home made bread and made a long tiring bread fight. Barnabás’s blog


photo: Roth Enikő

Etna IV

Ütő Gusztáv & Kónya RékaEtna IV

performance –  1994 jul. 26
5-th AnnART – International Trench Arts Festival in/different MEDIUM3
Saint Ann Lake/Transylvania/Romania

The core-idea to compare  a large homemade bread with Hungary  was given by the artist’s great grandmother. From Bodok’s bread bakery he ordered a bread of 17 kg (37.4 pound). The size of the bread is linked to the tatar invasion. When people from the surrounding villages escaped into Almasi cave the survival solution was to run with a big bread.

In the performance they formally cut down the Transylvania part of the bread than cut in slices, anointed with grease, salted and trough a stencil with the text TRANSYLVANIA scattered some paprika powder on it. These bread slices have been offered to the public in three languages and was devoured with huge appetite.

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