I assemble garbage to describe biological evolution in the wake of human existence. The “Alternative Evolution Series” portrays creatures adapted to, from, and by a world irrevocably changed by our interaction. The survival of any living creature is limited by that animal’s ability to keep adaptive pace with a continually mutating habitat. There is no doubt that we have had a significant hand in shaping the earth. Given the extent of our involvement, I see all future flora and fauna as byproducts of our interaction.
Waste is a document of what we really do. By fabricating life forms from discarded materials, I mimic the adaptive strategies of today’s beings in order to anticipate structures that subsequent organisms might employ to harmonize with an unpredictable world. When installed as a group, these creatures generate a whimsical, but cautionary, environment.