Epic Abject Cat, 2014
(taxidermy cat, silicon, fake blood)
The cat is synonymous with the internet. As if You Tube was created purely for the purpose of watching cute cat videos.
If the cute cat dominates the flow of images online and abstractly becomes a representation and manifestation of that technology in a way, then an abject cat becomes a representation of technology that is wet, visceral, mutant and bodily.
Here the cute cat video has been deformed and accelerated - taken to perverse ends to represent a kind of visceral technology, where the intensity of cute cats online, is depicted as a kind of extreme, ocular excess.go to You Tube link