Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots

Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials. The contrast is always striking.

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you4

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you6“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you8

They always present us with surprising sculptures characterized by the use of animal material exquisitely sculpted into natural positions and combined seamlessly with rich materials such as embroidery and pearls.
A contemporary touch is given to the classical memento mori concept, questioning the world’s current trend in over glorification through marketing. In a constantly twisting play between fantasy and reality, Idiots tell us about important themes such as life, death, beauty and restriction.

 

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you2

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you3

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you5“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you11

The reality of the animals that figure in the works, conjure powerful emotions of awe and inspiration before giving way to our morbid curiosity surrounding death, which leads us ultimately to think of our own mortality. This contrast between beauty, luxury and greed coupled with the mystery of death, timelessly preserved, transports one into a transient state of mind, in which anything is possible.

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you9

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you10

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you12“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you13

“Artist duo Afke Golsteijn and Floris Bakker better known as Idiots, creates works that combines taxidermied animal parts with industrial or domestic materials.”  Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots Amazing taxidermied animals by Idiots artists i lobo you14

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