Exploding Banana Head Performance Art

For his Think Globally, Act Locally performance video, Brooklyn-based artist William Lamson put on a mask embedded with firecracker-stuffed bananas and filmed himself lighting each fuse, causing the bananas to explode. What’s the message? ArtSlant says, “The banana, a classic agent for slapstick pratfalls, has also now come to represent the pitfalls of corporate farming practices.”

Exploding Banana Head Performance Art | Serious Eats

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