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Japanese Artist Creates Tasty Vegetable Weapons to Show the Stupidity of War
Posted By Ana Lisa On March 11, 2013 @ 1:00 am In Art,carousel showcase,gallery,Sustainable Food | No Comments
Since 2001 Tokyoite Tsuyoshi Ozawa  has taken portraits of women holding vegetable weapons in countries around the world – including Iceland, Uganda, China and of course Japan . He first finds a local model and asks her to gather vegetables and other ingredients needed to create typical local recipes. After the food is creatively arranged in the shape of a weapon , he starts shooting the absurd war-like portraits.
After the photos are ready, everybody cooks and eats the fake weapons together, sharing a local multicolored delicacy. Vegetable Weapons  shows how humor and art enable us to talk about delicate subjects like war, power and violence. Make food  not war !
+ Tsuyoshi Ozawa 
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URLs in this post:
 Tsuyoshi Ozawa: http://www.ozawatsuyoshi.net/
 Vegetable Weapons: http://www.ozawatsuyoshi.net/works/vegetable-weapon/
 Japan: http://inhabitat.com/artist-yumiko-matsui-recreates-the-city-of-tokyo-entirely-from-paper/
 weapon: http://inhabitat.com/6-ways-artists-have-recycled-guns-for-peace/
 food: http://inhabitat.com/israel-based-solskin-studio-creates-biodegradable-objects-from-orange-skins/
 war: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Make_love,_not_war
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