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Berlin Artists Risk Scalps For Art
Want to pay to watch a room full of people sitting in a room, scratching their heads because they've got lice? Now you can! An exhibition at the Museum of Bat Yam near Tel Aviv has just that.
Although it sounds totally random, and not exactly enticing, there is some reasoning behind this bizarre display. The museum wanted a display exploring the theme of hosts and guests, and so seven young artists from Berlin came up with the idea of the museum hosting them, while they in turn hosted head lice, for three weeks. And unsurprisingly:
The group acknowledged that living with lice was uncomfortable, but said it was worth it for the sake of art.
It's kind of like Big Brother, with lice. A catchy concept? Probably not, but you might catch the lice.