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Art Film: Angel

published on 21 November 2001

80 gallons of live maggots form the face of an angel in this film of Knight and McQueen's art installation, set against a special soundtrack by Björk.

80 gallons of live maggots form the face of an angel in this film of Knight and McQueen's art installation, set against a special soundtrack by Björk.

Interactive Design & Development:
Commissioned by:
Jean De Loisy
Maggots supplied by:
Simon Grant at Ouse Valley Bait 
Company Ltd
Thanks to:
Darren Sleebush and Charlotte Knight
Model:
Lisa at IMG
Production:
Gainsbury and Whiting
Technical Support:
Ben Dunbar
Motion Image Animation:
A collaborative piece by:
Alexander McQueen
, Nick Knight, Björk
Art Direction:
Styling:

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