Hippies and a Ouija Board, 2003

Hippies and  a Ouija Board, 2003
“Hippies And A Ouija Board (Everyone Needs To Cling To Something)”, 2003-2004
Suitcase: cast and carved dehydrated bone calcium and bone dust from every bone in the body, microcrystalline cellulose, cold cast iron and brass, rust, antique syringe, crushed velvet, leather, thread, water extendable resin, typeset
Bottles, medicines and Ouija board: cast and carved dehydrated bone calcium and bone dust from every bone in the body, typeset, homebrewed moonshine (potato derived alcohol), wine health tonics (water, sugar, fermented black cherries, yeast, gelatin, tartaric acid, pectinase, sulfur dioxide, oak flavoring, fortified with 100 year old: hemlock oil, Devil’s Claw, witch hazel bark, swamp root, powdered rhubarb, pleurisy root, belladonna root, white pine tar, coal tar, dandelion, sarsaparilla, mandrake, mullein, scullcap, cramp bark, elder, ginseng, horny goat weed, tansy, sugar of lead, mercury with chalk and tin-oxide; calcium, potassium, creatine, zinc, iron, nickel, copper, boron, vitamin k, crushed amino acids, home-cultured antibiotics, chromium, magnesium, colostrum, ironized yeast, ground pituitary gland, ground wisdom teeth, ground sea horse, shark cartilage, coral calcium, iodine and castor oil)
Records: various 1960′s 45 rpm records cast in prehistoric whale bone dust, typeset
23″ x 19″ x 42″ — by Dario Robleto.