Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Carlos Kuri. Interview by Michael Herzog.
The sculptures, installations, videos and photographs of Argentinian artist Nicola Costantino (born 1964) propel an oppressive eroticism to the brink of nausea. Casts of animal foetuses, molds of human skin and soaps made with the artistís own liposuctioned fat create a tension between ornamentation and revulsion. This volume provides an overview of her ethically complex works.