Wim Delvoye is a Belgian artist working with a variety of medias he works in photography as well as sculpture, he has even tattooed pigs.
Wim Delvoye photographs are driven by “visual punchlines”. His photographs mix mundane and functional with grand and decorative pieces.
His method: He mixes civic typographies (inscriptions on gravestones and monuments) with witty side comments and notes.
Why?: His work is to makes serious comments on wastes of natural resources and communication in a contemporary life.
Is this art?: Wim Delvoy challenges a traditional use of photography to make comments and critiques on the contemporary world we live in. His photographs are planned and designed to alter ones thoughts on the viewers world.
More photos and projects at: http://www.wimdelvoye.be/