the Artist Kristian von Hornsleth get in the weekend flown four homeless drug addicts from London to Randers to exhibit them in glass show-cases.
It happens in the context of a new exhibition at the Randers Museum of art.
the Exhibition must display the man's downfall, sounds the.
The four homeless people coming from different backgrounds. They have, however, the dependence of crack or heroin to the joint. It is also the first time that they leave England.
carrying on methadone, so they don't get withdrawal symptoms while they are exhibited, and Hornsleth has arranged for hotel accommodation in Randers city centre.
Kristian von Hornsleth is behind yet a controversial art project. Photo: Morten Langkilde
Kristian von Hornsleth has no qualms about exhibiting people in glass show-cases.
- the Conclusion is, that if someone is offended about it, it's them who have a problem. It is those who have chosen some inept politicians and heads of state, which makes that we even have homeless people.
- So who has the problem here?
The homeless get half of the price from the works as they with on the. He tells them that they, to date have already got 30.000 crowns.
He believes, however, that the money has been important to their participation.
- No, they have even said that money does not mean anything. It is nice that they are there. It is a kind of lubricant for their daily lives.
- In fact, it is about that the homeless are with, because they understand that they are a kind of image and symbol of a failed welfare system and a flawed social policy and misguided distribution of the world's goods, he says.
It is also the first time that provokunstneren exhibiting at a Danish art museum.
Hornsleth has often been in high demand for his provocative works. Among other things he got in 2006 an entire village in Uganda, to take the surname Hornsleth in exchange for goats and pigs.
And in 2008 he established a våbeninvesteringsfirma and sold våbenaktier to the danes.
The homeless will only be on display the first weekend of the exhibition, which lasts from 12. april 28. July. Here will be a part of Hornsleth previous work could also be experienced.
the Exhibition has the name SUPER CRASH and is divided into nine rooms, each of which shows an angle of the human destruction, as Hornsleth predict in the future.
part of the hjemløseprojektet is also that it will be possible to buy a gps tracker where you can monitor the homeless, whereabouts around the streets of London when they return.