Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic we have been given opposing messages:
‘We are in danger and need to be alert.’ versus ‘Things are not as bad as they seem and we need to continue living our lives and working.’
The stark contrast between these messages has left many people feeling off-balance, unsure of which sources to trust and how to act accordingly. These pieces represent an attempt to deconstruct that emotional and physical conflict by interweaving danger and beauty using overlapping elements. The animals and their environments are presented ambiguously; are they under threat from their chaotic environments, or do they themselves represent the threat?