Disguise me, I’m dead. Les Deux Garçons.

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Taxidermy is boring. Rather than watching an animal spread out dead, we do prefer to see it alive. Everything changes, though, if taxidermy can create an unreal world, where animals are Siamese twins, drink tea and “live” surrounded by luxurious objects and gold, a situation many of us humans would dream of. “Les deux garcons” (Dutch duoin spite of the elegant French name) plays with animals, giving them a new personality and a new Carnival life after death. Who knows, maybe those creatures, under that dry skin, are dying (never a truer word said) to bite to one of these Dutchmen…

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