In October 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published a report linking colorectal cancer to the consumption of processed meat. Around the same time, we were asked by our friends at The Institute for New Feeling, an umbrella corporation of "New Thought", to produce an instructional piece of our choosing.
Given our extensive and ongoing research into intentional communities of the Southwest and the New Age esotericism within, we sought to explore the complicated relationships between medicine, scientific reason and mystical prophecy.
In these videos, we posit low-grade meat, with its corporeal pulpiness, as a surrogate to the contemporary human body. In an era of heightened biochemical understanding, scientists are revealing cures for what were once fatal diseases, yet the rate in child obesity and adult diabetes has spiked. Addiction is rampant. Suicide is popular as hell.
If resurrection is the goal, need the body be nourished? Can corporations have soul? This is a question we ask in the present age of rabid neo-liberal extortion.