Kittiwat Unarrom: Eat Like a Zombie at the Human Bakery

The Human Bakery, doesnt that just sound nice? Say it out loud with me, The Human Bakery. It sounds so dark, disturbing, and a little cheesy, like its the central plot point of an old 50s science fiction movie – The Human Bakery is people, its people! Well, if you ever take a trip to Thailand, you can venture into the Human Bakery, where you will find hyper-realistic sculptures of bloody, gruesome human body parts. Don’t worry though; all of them are baked lovingly by the infamous Thai macabre artist himself, Kittiwat Unarrom.

Human Bakery

This is the Human Bakery.

Since 2006, Kittiwat Unarrom has been combining his childhood upbringing in a bakery with his fascination of the human anatomy. Upon entering the Human Bakery, you are exposed to a sensory overload of hands, feet, heads, torsos, and internal organs hanging on hooks. To give the body parts a sterilized morgue feel, Unarrom uses a blood-like sugar glaze. That’s right, a blood-like sugar glaze, because you can purchase these sculptures and bring them home for dinner, or a late night zombie snack.

When asked about his art, Unarrom said, Of course, people were shocked and thought that I was mad when they saw the works. But once they knew the idea behind it, they understood and became interested in the work itself, instead of thinking that I am crazy.

Kittiwat Unarrom

Kittiwat Unarrom at work.

So, what is the idea behind sculpting and baking human body parts out of dough? Lets go back to Unarrom for the answer: When people see the bread, they don’t want to eat it. But when they taste it, its just normal bread. The lesson is don’t judge just by outer appearances.

All of Unarroms works are made from dough, raisins, chocolate, cashew nuts, and other traditional baking ingredients, making them edible and grossly delicious. Next time you’re in Thailand, stop by the Human Bakery and taste a human face for yourself. You may be surprised by how much you enjoy it.

3 thoughts on “Kittiwat Unarrom: Eat Like a Zombie at the Human Bakery

  1. Jennifer

    they should have these bakeries in the US, peole would most likley enjoy them and they’d get a lot of busniess. i’d think the idea is cool and unique. I’d for sure check it out and try soomething.

  2. Sean Patrick

    These look very nice. You could use them as props if you wanted to. they have that quality to them. I would totally take pictures of my self eating those.

  3. dale Post author

    I hope they taste like danish pastries. And I agree with Jennifer, someone should do something like this in America.

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