Trepanation part 2
Sunday, 27 April 2008
On the site of Cor Jaring there are some great picture of Bart Huges drilling the hole in his head. I already showed one yesterday, but here are two more:
The reason I write again about Bart Huges is that I finally found the documents that I mentioned earlier.
(Here.) It is: one small book ( Het huiswerk voor iedereen ), with handwritten texts about the causes and effects of changes in blood volume in the brain (with colour illustrations); a printed two sided sheet with all the text of the book, but without the illustrations; a 28 page booklet with Brieven aan de supermens, in which Bart Huges describes his personal view on Life; and three postcards, published by Bart Huges, of trepanation operations on paintings by Hieronimus Bosch, Van Hemesen and Pieter Bruegel. I cannot show all of that here, but if anybody is interested, make me an offer I can’t refuse and I will make you photocopies of all I have.
Here is Bart Huges himself. The talks comes from the Spiral Tape of November 1989. These tapes, with all kinds of strange audio, were made and sold by Willem de Ridder. It took me a lot of effort to get seven of them, but there must be more. If anybody is in for a *trade*…