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Pick1 1
I actually saw this exhibit when it came to my town. It was actually pretty awesome, but I saw no fluids during my visit...which may have profoundly altered my view of the experience
Posted by Pick1 on August 27, 2012 at 4:05 PM · Report this
briantrice 2
@CiennaMadrid I do not think you mean "LaFemme" there, but it is slightly amusing to see it mistakenly.
Posted by briantrice on August 27, 2012 at 4:11 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 3
Not to worry.

Some of these are undoubtably some of the people who rose up to protest when their river got polluted so that China could undercut Solyndra illegally.

There, doesn't that make you feel better, knowing you're helping repress the people who didn't want the US solar market crushed?
Posted by Will in Seattle on August 27, 2012 at 4:44 PM · Report this
I was already boycotting the Puyallup fair anyway.
Posted by SPG on August 27, 2012 at 4:45 PM · Report this
rob! 5
Other possible objections notwithstanding, any "leaking fluids" are likely to be heavy on the formaldehyde, which is pretty darn good at inactivating any potential pathogens. (With the exception of prions, the agents of spongiform encephalopathies, I hasten to add for ridiculously over-the-top completeness.)
Posted by rob! on August 27, 2012 at 5:06 PM · Report this
@5, formaldehyde plus aromatic "gulag squeezin's".
Posted by gloomy gus on August 27, 2012 at 6:04 PM · Report this
I heard a rumor that they were actually kidnapped circus people.
Posted by ishf on August 27, 2012 at 6:29 PM · Report this
Whoever they were, I'm guessing they had no idea their dead bodies would be used in a display for entertainment purposes.
Posted by lauramae on August 27, 2012 at 6:44 PM · Report this
Cherchez LaFlamme...
Posted by PCM on August 27, 2012 at 6:53 PM · Report this
The Chinese bodies exhibit does NOT leak bodily fluids.
Posted by suddenlyorcas on August 27, 2012 at 9:49 PM · Report this
It won't leak body fluids?

What's the point of going to see the cured cadavers of non-consenting Chinese prisoners posed for our entertainment if we don't get to also taste their juices?

Fuck that.
Posted by madcap on August 28, 2012 at 1:16 AM · Report this
Evildc 12
I mean does it bother anyone else that LeFevre (LaFlemme) basically mixed Chinese people with Japanese people and then covered it over with "Asians" so that she could still use the argument? I mean for the most part it was more than just predominantly Japanese people at camp "Harmony" the Chinese kind of banded together to protect themselves from internment. I'm going off what I remember from 9th grade history but yeah its a little presumptuous to blend two distinct cultures and use the suffering of one interchangeably as the suffering of the other. I get the symbolism of using the past to reaffirm the moral short comings of the present, but it feel like shes a little over reaching at least in that one argument for her cause. The exhibit is wrong flat out if it's using bodies with out donor consent (especially if they're only cadavers due to human rights violations). The rest of these flimsy arguments are only going to hurt the point shes trying to make if that's the point shes aiming for. For some reason and this is just a inkling something about her protest seems a bit insincere in some way or another.
Posted by Evildc on August 28, 2012 at 3:10 AM · Report this
OK, we know LeFevre and LaFlamme, but who the hell is LaFemme?

The always amateurish Cienna (or Sierra, or whatever) strikes again.
Posted by bigyaz on August 28, 2012 at 9:51 AM · Report this
Evildc 14
la femme is just someone taking the typo and either making it more interesting (Cherchez LaFlamme <- nice one ha) or just flat out mistyping/ misreading a name.
Posted by Evildc on August 28, 2012 at 10:51 AM · Report this
Charlette LeFevre here, I am Japanese American and Pres. Of the Seattle Bruce Lee (Chinese American) Fan Club and Founder of Pride Asia. Of course Camp Harmony was for the Japanese but that should not lessen the point the disregard for human rights and cultural offensiveness to Asians everywhere.

Just encouraging other Asian organizations to speak up and make an official statement on their own. Silence can be just as oppressive.
Posted by SeattleCharlette on August 28, 2012 at 12:39 PM · Report this

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