ZIP GUNS - Design & Violence

The Zip Guns were built as a commision for MoMA & Science Gallery as part of the exhibition Design & Violence.

These artefacts were based on the kind of firearms that had been fabricated illegally by inmates of prisons using material at hand.

Following much research and prototyping, I fabricated three "weapons" from scrap metal, stationery and hardware store parts, based on actual designs found in the prison system. Each one is almost capable of single or multiple use.

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