This poor kitchen never saw it coming— a French trio has taken volumes of blood (fake, of course), and fill bowls, jars, and pans to represent the 38M lives that have been lost in 25 world conflicts in a project eerily called 100 Years of World Cuisine. "Our kitchens are the heart of our homes, [and] when we follow a recipe, it's the moment when we least expect violence to arise," one of the artists told Co.Design, adding, "It's unremarkable, banal, a daily task. By setting the photography in a kitchen we wanted to emphasize the absurdity of war. Has it [become just as] unremarkable if you're not on the battlefield?" Contemplate for yourself by browsing the infographics above.
· Infographic Of The Day: 100 Years of War Casualties, Charted With Kitchenware [Co.Design]
· 100 Years of World Cuisine [official site]