Lafayette Anticipation associate curator Anna Colin talks to artist Tyler Coburn about Ergonomic Futures, a speculative project engaged with art, design, science, anthropology and writing. In this interview, Coburn discusses the research, production process and network of collaborators of a multilayered project ultimately concerned with the futures of humankind. Anna Colin: When one comes across your museum seats Ergonomic Futures (2016—) in contemporary art exhibitions—and soon in natural history, fine art, and anthropology museums—they look… [read more »]
According to the U.S. Public Health Service, Clostridium difficile can cause painful cramps, high fever, severe swelling of the bowel, colonic bleeding — basically, explosive diarrhea.
But now there’s a solution!
Doo-doo transplants, aka fecal bacteriotherapy, puts the “ex” in excrement through a peer-to-peer poop therapy procedure that may remind you of Human Centipede but without the maniacal nazi doctor. Provided with the choice between two methods of administration — a fine tube threaded through the nose and into the gut, or an enema-like shitpump — the patient counterbalances bad poop with good poop. The rationale is commonsensical and in fact dates over a millennium ago, with an ancient Chinese concoction known as Yellow Soup.
Spread the all-natural love with fecal bacteriotherapy!
UPDATE: If you’re seriously interested and want to learn more from someone who really “knows his shit”, listen to this guy: