Calvin Von Crash
The tattoo artist and collector poses with his favorite two-headed stuffed animals. Love for Siamese twins of the animal world is visible to the naked eye: posters with animals about two heads adorn the walls, alcohol-grown fused frogs, lizards and snakes stand on the shelves.
Ryan Matthew Conn
Ryan's collection began with a human skull, which was presented to him for his birthday at 15 years of age. At the moment, the number of anatomical artifacts is incalculable. In one honeymoon alone, he exported 200 anatomical wax figures from Munich.
Previously, Evan played in a punk band, but then began selling antiques. Her specialty is wax figures and works of art made from the hair of someone's beloved dead.
Nathan Roberts, a bookseller and antique dealer, collects everything from stuffed circus animals to hangers' personal belongings.Also in his collection you can find a book of recipes from the personal library of the famous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
The basis of her collection is Catholic icons and religious artifacts, as well as everything related to death and funeral rites. She treats the papier-mâché skeleton as a family member, because relatives of flesh and blood stopped communicating with her.
This collector specializes mainly in the Waigi boards - with their help, you can communicate with the world of the dead. At the moment, their number exceeded two hundred. “People think that collectors of terrible things are devil's minions,” says John. “In fact, they are only 66.6%.”
Since Nicole worked in the pathoanatomical department of a hospital, she often encountered frozen, severed legs resting on the shelves of a refrigerator. Experiencing practical interest in amputated limbs, the doctor exposes various alcohol-free body parts in banks right in his apartment, including her own womb.
Medic and a part-time fan of crime literature, Jack began his collection with organic objects from real freak shows, such as shrunken heads or cryptic buds.One of the collector's artifacts is stored in a closed tank - these are the remains of a child born in the 30s without a brain and a skull.
A crazy idea to collect terrible things came to Miku back in his childhood, when his grandfather, a cultural scientist, brought unusual things from different countries. He is now an honorary member of the bounty hunter tribe in Borneo, and as a teenager, he witnessed cannibalism in one of the Kenyan tribes.
Brent works in the California ambulance and collects perfectly preserved skulls and skeletons. The most curious object in his collection, he considers the fruit of a child, which a woman carried in herself for 40 years.
Donna began to collect disgusting items as a child to compensate for her friends, whom she did not have. Her collection has a skull covered with real human hair, which she found in the Satanic Church. She also has a strand of hair of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of Bahá'ís. In the photo, Donna is sitting with a full-size model of Edgar Poe.
Industrial designer Steve Ehrenberg began collecting the art of African tribes, then old radios and the first electrical devices, including helmets that protect against aliens.His son shares his father's passion, buying him old gas masks (including horses), heads for practicing in dentists' schools and esoteric motorcycle helmets.