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MONDONGO MADNESS: Mondongo, the Argentine artist collective named after a traditional tripe stew, is making its U.K. debut with a show at Maddox Arts in London that runs from today through Jan. 10. Mondongo, founded in 1999 by artists Juliana Laffitte, Manuel Mendanha and Agustina Picasso, is showing their signature painterly collages made from materials ranging from freeze-dried food to baby pictures to doll’s hair. Earlier this year, Londoners got a taste of Mondongo’s work thanks to Rei Kawakubo, who plastered images by the collective around Dover Street Market as part of an exhibition called “Printed Matter.” “When I first discovered Mondongo from a small article in a magazine, I knew immediately I wanted to work with them,” Kawakubo told WWD. “I felt an affinity with them, since they seemed to be kind of outsiders to the established system.” Kawakubo also mined Mondongo’s archives this fall, reworking some of their collages for the cover and inside pages of Wallpaper’s October issue, which she guest-edited.