18 Jun '12, 6pm
Would you wear clothing made out of dead people?
believes that the human body has resource potential after death. The Central Saint Martins student , who’s pursuing a master’s degree in textile futures, is exploring the provocative notion that we can—and should—extract chemical components from cremated remains . “It is my belief that the only resource we can lay claim to is our body,” Greville says. “Every other resource is taken without consent.” Just one problem: Humans are sentimental creatures. “Could we allow ourselves to become detatched from our loved ones so that their bodies could be seen as a resource?” she asks.