Trousers with Firecrackers

Trousers, firecrackers, black-and-white photograph and tape in cardboard box, in two parts | 80 x 104.1 x 5.1cm | Xiamen 1987 (boxed in Paris 1999)

Huang Yong Ping

Fireworks have been made in China for more than a thousand years. In 1987, Huang lined a pair of pants with a hundred small firecrackers, donned the garment, and then ignited the explosives with a cigarette. The charred trousers are now displayed ins...
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