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April 27, 2010

Christien Meindertsma’s project Pig 05049 charts the fate of a single pig, from farmyard to slaughterhouse and into the world beyond, within products such as ammunition, photo paper, chewing gum, porcelain, cigarettes, and even bio diesel. Part gruesome expose, part agricultural encyclopedia, her limited edition book (with real pigskin cover) won an Index Award last year. Here’s Christien herself with a little more about the project:

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