German artist will smoke Cobain’s ashes

October 2nd, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Oct 2 (IANS) German artist Natascha Stellmach says she has the late rocker Kurt Cobain’s ashes and will smoke them as the finale of her exhibition.Stellmach’s five part exhibition is titled “Set Me Free” and for the final act she claims she “will release Cobain from the media circus and into the ether,” reports

In June this year it was reported that Cobain’s ashes were stolen from his widow Courtney Love’s home in Los Angeles.

When Stellmach was asked how she acquired the ashes, she said: “That’s confidential and kind of magic. They came to me. And I am setting him free.”

The smoking will take place in a secret Berlin location and “represents both the completion of the conceptual project and the final act in an exhibition bound to provoke wide public debate.”

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