Giant Stuffed Bunny Appears In Italy’s Hills

For those of you who watch the news, this giant stuffed wool bunny on the mountainside of Artesina, Italy, should be nothing new. But what the rated PG-13 news doesn’t tell viewers is that this bunny is dead. Well, no duh, he’s stuffed, but the main point is that its intestines, liver, spleen, and heart are decorating the mountainside for travellers to climb. Erected by Austrian art group, Gelitin, this rabbit isn’t going anywhere until 2025. The point of the “installation”? Their press release is rather convoluted, but it’s something along the lines of the desire to change the landscape. Who knows. It’s just cool.


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Vee Hua 華婷婷

Vee Hua 華婷婷 (they/them) is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer with semi-nomadic tendencies. Much of their work unifies their metaphysical interests with their belief that art can positively transform the self and society. They are the Editor-in-Chief of REDEFINE, Interim Managing Editor of South Seattle Emerald, and Co-Chair of the Seattle Arts Commission. They also previously served as the Executive Director of the interdisciplinary community hub, Northwest Film Forum, where they played a key role in making the space more welcoming and accessible for diverse audiences.

Vee has two narrative short films. Searching Skies (2017) touches on Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States; with it, they helped co-organize The Seventh Art Stand, a national film and civil rights discussion series against Islamophobia. Reckless Spirits (2022) is a metaphysical, multi-lingual POC buddy comedy for a bleak new era, in anticipation of a feature-length project.

Vee is passionate about cultural space, the environment, and finding ways to covertly and overtly disrupt oppressive structures. They also regularly share observational human stories through their storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE!, and are pursuing a Master’s in Tribal Resource and Environmental Stewardship under the Native American Studies Department at the University of Minnesota.

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