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Strange Museum Artefacts

This month The Guardian ran a quirky article detailing Australia's 10 strangest museum exhibits.

Among these is 'My Beautiful Chair' by Greg Taylor and Philip Nitschke.

The Chair has been on display at MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art in Tasmania since it opened back in 2011.

The Chair uses a replica of the original Deliverance Machine.

When a person sits in what looks like a comfy armchair, the computer starts up asking if you to die.

The sitter is invited to answer the 3 questions, with the end one stating, 'if you press this button you will die in 30 seconds, do you wish to proceed'.

This presents the sitter with an essentially existential moment, intended to induce reflection on the meaning of one's life (and death).

Read more on The Guardian website
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