Contact Us

Woman Collecting Used Band-Aids For Art

Easily the grossest thing I’ve heard all day.  An “artist” in Minnesota has been collecting used band-aids for 10 years to make wall hangings.  She’s not just using her band-aids either. 

People are disgusting.  Check out Hoarders.  But the lady collecting used band-aids from other people takes it to a new level of sick.  Beth Barron, of St. Paul, Minnesota has been collecting the used medical waste for the past decade.  The reason for her collection?  Art. She has been making decorative wall hangings with the bandages.  Her stuff has hung at the University of St. Thomas and the Museum of Arts and Design in New York.  Originally reported at UPI.com, Barron was quote,

“I actually stop random people if I see a Band-Aid I want, I say, ‘Can I have that?’ They usually gave me strange looks. My kids had a really hard time with it.”

Photo: Bandaid.com

What’s even grosser is the more blood and puss on the band-aid, the more she wants it.  Her work is said to represent sickness and healing.

More from Banana

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://banana1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Flint's Rock Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Flint's Rock Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!