Wanted: One Corpse for Art

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Wanted: One Corpse for Art

Controversial Icelandic artist Snorri Ásmundsson has posted up an advert on Facebook asking for corpses to use in a work of art. "If you are about to die, I would like to use your bodily remains for a video work. The corpse will be returned to the undertaker in the same state it arrived in," writes Ásmundsson.

The request is more than peculiar but apparently Snorri Ásmundsson has been thinking of this idea already since 2008. Accoriding to him, it is also allowed by the Icelandic law and he has hired a lawyer to make up contracts between him and "soon to be" dance partners. 

He sees this art project as form of paying respect to the deceased ones. To get an idea of what it might look like hereby a video of Snorri Ásmundsson dancing on his own:

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