The planet is crawling with organisms strange and bizarre. Organisms living in every crevice, every space utilized by life. The concept behind my exhibition Human Nature transforms the body into a planetary entity. It is estimated that there are 500-1000 different species of bacteria that reside on the human physique.I think of the body as having potential for flora and fauna to exist on a larger scale. Different parts of the body lend themselves as representations of familiar landscape. Hair could be considered a forest, the follicles being trees, the armpits jungle-like with the humidity they create. Each habitat having life unique to these dwellings. Humans relate to nature by existing amongst it. The exhibition Human Nature calls attention to the nature that we foster and create.
Opening Reception Friday, January 13th 2012, 7-10pm