Art Student Makes A Self Portrait Using A Rocket Launcher

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1106 Art Student Makes A Self Portrait Using A Rocket Launcher

I’m not much of a modern art fan. But, if it involves a rocket launcher… I’m all ears.

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Marcus Dove is an art student that wanted to do something a bit different for his self-portrait, so he fired the paint at the canvas from 30 metres away using a rocket launcher. Beats a brush any day.

15 Art Student Makes A Self Portrait Using A Rocket Launcher

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Dove’s statement said:

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From scratch I have built a weapon influenced by one of the most devastating pieces of equipment used in war today, the rocket launcher.

Instead of using paint, I could’ve filled the missile tips with impact explosives and used this to reap massacre or invoke an iconoclastic act, attacking a representation of something I disapprove of.

He has only currently released the ‘part one’ video, and apparently he is doing a second one which will be a lot bigger and use more colour.


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